This Polish-Ukrainian performative project will try to study and define the cultural and social state of the Eastern part of Europe by means of metaphorical “maps of fear” / “maps of identity”. What is the difference between individual and public “maps of fear” and how do they correlate with the official cartography? How can personal, intimate stories of identity be translated to the public and political ground? Can public “staging of fear” lead to establishing of democratic relations between creators and the audience instead of hierarchical ones? To what extent can the performance arts and reflections on them provoke a complex and critical statement about the pressing problems and serve for a real social change? etc. These questions will express the thematic context of the planned work sessions.
The project will include two five-days work sessions (master classes, lectures, discussions) in Lviv and Kharkiv. A group will be formed during the master classes (a director, a playwright, a stage designer, a musician, and four actors) which will work on a mobile co-production together with a Polish director and a playwright.
During the two seven-days rehearsal sessions in Kyiv and Lviv (August-September of 2016) a mobile performance will be created, which will be presented in four Ukrainian cities: Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, and Kherson.
Curator: Joanna Wichowska / SPK, EEPAP
The project is funded at the expense of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and is implemented with the support of EEPAP.
Organizer: The Culture Practitioners Association, Warsaw
13 July – 23 September
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