Joseph sits alone at home, preparing for the final hour. Arms outstretched, he reaches into his past, reflecting on moments of a fast-escaping existence filled with struggle and love. Yet always the clock keeps ticking.
Assisted by her father, an inventor by trade, Swedish-born artist Anna Nilsson has devised a Heath Robinson-esque set, where a ball bearing spins around weird and wonderful machinery and pendulums wave. It provides a poignant backdrop for an abstract tale about time running out, characterised by four performers and their unpredictable mix of wordless acting, juggling, singing and an incredible hand-balancing act.