We Care

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We Care

Duet for actress and personal assistant.
gold extra / Kollektiv KOLLINSKI sozial
with Sebastian Frisch

Debut performance: Festival Sommerszene 2023 (co-producing partner)


June 14, 7pm
June 17, 7pm
June 21, 7pm
June 22, 7pm

Meeting Point: SZENE Salzburg, Anton-Neumayr Platz 2


The remains of the party lie in the empty space, in the middle of it the actress Susanne Lipinski together with her "Personal Assistant" Sara at the smartphone. Party off, lights on. Thus begins a fast-paced spectacle, from dirty work to a time travel of cleaning and lots of can trash.

A panopticon of society emerges from the party leftovers. Absurd stories intertwine into pointed insights: WE CARE talks about the work that no one talks about: cleaning, caring, 24h and at marginal hours. A tour de force leads with pitch-black humor through cans and paper plates, sounds, smell and projections, an experience for all senses - up to the talking mop: A staccato of different times and roles, interviews with experts and affected persons, sarcastic cleaning women and dirty men.

With documentary research, Lipinski, Prlić and Zechenter illuminate the present and history of labor migration and our relationship to the order of the world. The order of things is restored by women. In the background and with poor pay.

Meet a facility manager and her cheerful voice assistant! Marvel at the test cleaning! Among the dirt of the past days, years, centuries we find modern human and slave trade, brave people, exploitative labor, documentary research, the devaluation of women, artificial intelligence and practical tips on how to make soap yourself.


The artist group gold extra (Salzburg, Vienna) is known for digital game forms and performances often with a documentary background. Their artistic exploratory work with students has been awarded the European Youth Culture Award (2020), Ars Electronica U14 (2020, 2021), their artistic work most recently the Grand Prize of the Salzburg Cultural Fund (2021).

Kollektiv KOLLINSKI sozial, founded by Carmen Bayer and Susanne Lipinski, realizes interdisciplinary performance projects with artists from all over Austria. The musician Gudrun Plaichinger accompanies every production, whether behind or on stage. For the last production BIG BANG - ein Sortierabend in die Unendlichkeit the collective won the Digital Call of the Federal Government 2021. Kollinski works along feminist theater practice, research-based, socio-political and never forgets bitter humor.

A cooperation of gold extra and Kollektiv KOLLINSKI sozial and Szene Salzburg; with Sebastian Frisch.

Production: Susanne Lipinski, Sonja Prlić, Karl Zechenter - Acting: Susanne Lipinski - Direction, dramaturgy: Sonja Prlić, Karl Zechenter - Lighting, sound design, software control, electronic devices: Sebastian Frisch - stage and costume: Selina Novak - projections and animations: Reinhold Bidner, Tobias Hammerle - Organization: Sophia Reiterer - Music: Sebastian Frisch, Karl Zechenter - musical advice: Gudrun Plaichinger - Digital development, media art consulting,testing: Georg Hobmeier

Interview partners:
Ivana Bozicevic, Carmen Bayer, Ines Grössenberger, Mara Jelečević, Neda Kurić, Fatima Ribeiro, Rosalie Sumampong, Helga Tschugg


Sponsored by City of Salzburg, Province of Salzburg, BMKÖS


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