Katia Arfara examines Brett Bailey’s Sanctuary, the research-based installation she curated in Athens in 2017 to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Europe and the return to identity politics.
Diana Damian analyses Manuel Pelmus and Alexandra Pirici’s Public Collection at Tate Modern in 2016, which addresses artistic labour and mobility to showcase Europeanness in contemporary performance.
Azadeh Sharifi draws on Anta Helena Recke’s Die Kränkungen der Menschheit at Münchner Kammerspiele in 2019 to expose the exclusion of ethnic groups and migrants from the discourse on German identity.
Agnieszka Jakimiak confronts sexual abuse and mobbing in European theatre institutions looking at selected examples and her own theatre show, nosexnosolo from 2019 that focuses on Jan Fabre’s case.
21-09-20: An excerpt from Andrei Kureichik’s Insulted. Belarus(sia), written in real-time to the events unfolding around the 2020 Belarus election. Translator John Freedman introduces the piece and the worldwide reading project.
Milia Ayache’s ‘Vocal Hygiene,’ with original artwork by Lina Ghaibeh, is a satirical survival handbook for actors in a revolution.