Egyptian relief sculptures from approximately 2500 BC show warriors using poles to climb enemy walls. In the Netherlands poles were used as a practical means of passing over natural obstacles in marshy places. Centuries later pole vault became a full medal event at the Olympic Games in 1896. This means there’s a serious chance your daily habits will become a sport one day.
Together with Norwegian theatre maker Karen Roise Kielland (Blood for Roses), 7 graduate mime-students have developed a series of future sports. Has the digital revolution outplayed the human body’s physical role? Find out yourself in this post-industrial sports event with a grimy undertone.