Theatre performance Todo lo que está a mi lado by Fernando Rubio at Oudezijds Achterburgwal in Amsterdam during Holland Festival 2015.
At six outdoor locations in the heart of Amsterdam – Dam square, Veemkade, Plantage Westermanlaan, Westergasfabriek, Spui, Oudezijds Achterburgwal – people could experience a very special encounter with a complete stranger – in bed. Todo lo que está a mi lado (Everything by my side) by the Argentine theatre maker Fernando Rubio is a public spectacle yet at the same time an intimate, one-on-one performance. The actress who invites you into the bed, recounts a poetical story about the unfathomable void of loneliness which can suddenly overwhelm you; and about the soothing words, the dreams and beauty which can bring happiness within reach. It’s a cathartic experience for the ‘bedfellow’; and a fascinating, almost surreal spectacle for passers-by.