Performing Arts Center of Situation
- 16.000 Sqm
- Stephanus Theo
Performing Arts of Situation(ist) is architecture utopia as a performing arts center located in Balikpapan where architecture defined and meant to trigger creativity.
In his book: The society of the spectacle, Debord’s aim and propose to wake up the spectator who has been drugged by spectacular images through radical action in the form of the construction of situations.
The design derived from conceptual “blank space” which inspired from Guy Debord’s concept of spectacle society translated into multi-interpretive space as well as questioning the idea of flexibility and new space, not only for the performing artist but also for the people who watch the show. The design wishes to liberate the mode of watching a performing arts into any experimental positions, forming endless change of situation, mode of play and mode of view.