BOMB by Maya Arad

Art and armed conflicts

 

BOMB, Schauspiel Köln 2020 © Birgit Fupheld

 

BOMB

Af Maya Arad (ISL)

3 F / 3 M

Drama

English translation

A polyphonic text that raises questions about what responsibility art has when it comes to war. At the Venice Biennale an audience is watching a performance. Three narrative strings come out of this: 1. A fighter pilot is to drop a bomb on a school. 2. A boy films the bomb dropping – the video becomes an artwork. 3. A tank driver survives friendly fire – his daughter has now become estranged to him. Dramaturgical experimental piece with many possibilities.

 

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