belfast,
oppressed

In this performance session, all the participants were performers/spect-actors. The aim was not to focus on performing for a secondary audience, but rather on trying to see how the performers/participants can be affected by what they do, see, hear, and feel.

During my residency in Belfast, I tried to understand the complex history and culture of Northern Ireland through various conversations that I had with the locals. This workshop was abstractly based on the work of Brazilian theater maker Augusto Boal “The Theater of Oppressed” and concerning my artistic research questions: How can performance art influence the performers in their struggle against the oppression of global capitalism? What kinds of gestures, performing moments and mutual connectivities can help us to liberate ourselves?