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In R.I.P. – Resurrect in Peace, Anan Fries celebrates the funeral of an extinct bird. At the beginning of the 19th century, the passenger pigeon was one of the most common bird species in the world, boasting roughly 3–5 billion specimens. The last one, Martha, died in 1914. Martha is now being given a proper send-off with a techno-intensive ritual. In the midst of the «sixth species extinction», in which one million species are currently facing extinction, R.I.P. celebrates the finite nature of all existence and a possible revival: R.I.P. represents a solemn acknowledgement of responsibility, a speculative exploration and a lament in computer graphics.

Duration: 60 Minutes

Q&A after the presentation on 12.10.



Concept, Artistic Direction 

Anan Fries

Composition, Sounddesign 

Malu Peeters

Technical Artist, 3D Design 

Ambrus Ivanyos


Brigitte Huezo, Kieron Jina, Karol Tyminski


Anan Fries, Brigitte Huezo, Kieron Jina, Karol Tyminski 

Lightdesign, Stage

Theresa Baumgartner


Tra My Nguyen

Pigeon Animation 

Mohsen Hazrati

Produkcion Assistance 

Max*ine Vajt

Head of Production D 

Sina Kiessling

Head of Production CH 





HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Kaserne Basel, FFT Düsseldorf. Gefördert durch: Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Fachausschuss Tanz & Theater Basel-Stadt/Basel-Landschaft, Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung, Ernst Göhner Stiftung

Thanks to 

Maque Pereyra, Iftah Gabbai

Special Thanks to

das Museum und 3D Labor des Departments für Biologie der Lund University für den 3D Scan der Wandertaube.