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Philippe Wicht



Performative installation to alleviate human suffering

Le Secret is a ritual that is as old as, if not older than Christianity itself. It is an ancient practice of healing through prayer and does not require any physical contact with the patient. Through his radical performance, Philippe Wicht creates an emotionally charged space in which to ponder the world’s ills, and reflect on beliefs and hopes in tribute to this tradition. Believers, the curious and Cartesians are invited to take refuge in the tower, approach the blind performer and whisper their wishes for a better world in his ear. In this mystical and engaged experience, deliverance seems possible through the agency of this artist-healer.

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Ground floor Belluard tower
  • Thu 23.6. 20:00 - 21:30
  • Fri 24.6. 18:00 - 21:00
  • Sun 26.6. 18:00 - 21:00
  • Thu 30.6. 18:00 - 21:00
  • Fri 1.7. 18:00 - 21:00
  • Sat 2.7. 18:00 - 21:00
  • admission free

Concept, music and performance Philippe Wicht Stage design and lights Cetusss (Baptiste Lefebvre) Sound Clive Jenkins Dramaturgy consultant Christophe Jaquet Administration Stéphane Frein Co-Production Böse Wicht Zone, Belluard Bollwerk International

Sponsored by the Canton of Fribourg Cultural Promotion Fund

Presentation with the support of Pro Helvetia

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