Suite Camus at the Between the Seas Festival

- an audio-visual tribute to Albert Camus


Suite Camus is an interdisciplinary performance that takes the audience to the heart of the Mediterranean and into the world of French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. Initiated by the Goethe Insitut Paris at the occasion of Camus’ centenary and premiered in Paris on July 2nd to an enthusiastic audience, it will now be presented for the first time in the US at the Between the Seas Festival NYC on July 27th and 28th.


Original texts by Albert Camus and music between jazz, flamenco and ambience are being performed live to the video projection of breathtaking Algerian landscapes; places that Camus described in his works such as Alger, the Sahara desert or ancient roman sites. While following Camus, the videos also depict an honest picture of present-day Algeria, its people, culture, poverty and life on the African coast of the Mediterranean.


The suite is based on a structure that stems from an entry in Albert Camus diary from 1945. Here he lists his dix mots préférés”, ten words most important to him and his work:  world, pain, earth, mother, man, honor, desert, misery, summer, sea. German composer Andreas Arnold collaborated with Algerian video artists Katia Kameli and Hassen Ferhani to create ten audio-visual compositions for each word. Feat. Dan Brantigan (trumpet), Andreas Arnold (guitar), Moto Fukushima (bass), Marcelo Woloski (percussion).



Saturday, July 27th, 9:30pm

Sunday, July 28th, 6pm


The Wild Project

195 East 3rd Street

New York, NY 10009


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 Cost: $20 adult $15 student

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