STEPHANIE MISA


SCHNITZEL WITH NOODLES

The work entitled Schnitzel with Noodles takes directly from the film, "Sound of Music". The work is a performance with two singers, both from a local dinner show at the Stern BraĆ¼, Salzburg. The performance consists of the singers performing songs from the "The Sound of Music" and dressed in "Trachtenmode" (traditional Austrian clothing) set during the drop-off times of the tour buses for the Sound of Music Tour. But instead of Julie Andrews, you get the re-adapted version of the "Sound of Music"-- slightly off-key from the "original".

The performance is set in front of Schloss Leopoldskron, the Von Trapp family home in the film, and a much celebrated highlight on the Tour. The performance looks to upend the Austrian stereotype by confronting tourists with a contrived and clearly constructed (outside) image of Austria.

Schnitzel with Noodles was part of the Salzburger Kunstverein "No Sound of Music" Program for Lange Nacht der Museen, 2009.

View the performance here.

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