The Hollows II (2013)

In Robin Jonsson’s diptych The Hollows, the clear division between man and monster is being disturbed by the cult figure of the zombie. The Hollows I: Walk with Me takes the audience for a walk through a site specific environment, questioning the retorics and artifices of the classical zombie culture. With The Hollows II, Robin Jonsson prepares a choreographical deconstruction of the zombie figure in a hands-on performative workshop.

The zombie as a cultural creation is embedded in a network of very different meanings, fears and aspirations. The Hollows II detaches the zombie from its natural fictional context and situates it right in front of you. Through a strange mix of a zombie workshop for dummies and a live performance of classical film scenes, the performance questions our collective fears and identity. Balancing on the border of the (in)human, evoking as well repulsion as empathy, the performers mingle with the participants, infecting innocent bystanders. A deadly informative game!

Past Dates

October 2014

kc Buda (Kortrijk)
Mestizo Arts Festival (Antwerpen)

April 2014

wpZimmer (Antwerpen)
Dansenshus (Stockholm)
Dansenshus (Stockholm)

February 2014

Monty (Antwerpen)
Vooruit (Gent)

November 2013

MDT (Stockholm)


Concept & choreography: Robin JonnsonDance: Ludvig Daae, Emma Kim Hagdahl, Robin Jonsson, Linnea MartinssonSound design: Peter LenaertsLight design & technique: Arne LievensProduction: wpZimmer (Antwerp)Coproduction: Simulator IF (Stockholm), Kunstencentrum Buda (Kortrijk), MDT (Stockholm)With the support of: Vooruit (Ghent), Petra och Karl Erik Hedborgs Stiftelse, Swedish Arts Council / Statens Kulturråd, The City of Stockholm, the DEPARTS network (funded by the Culture Programme of the European Commission)