Maps for a War Tourist by Sister Sylvester | Mount Tremper Arts | Theater | Chronogram Magazine


Maps for a War Tourist by Sister Sylvester

When: Sat., May 13, 8-9:30 p.m. 2017

This investigative performance follows Ay┼če Deniz Karacagil, a young Turkish woman arrested during the Gezi protests of 2013 and sentenced to a maximum of 98 years in prison for wearing a red scarf. Maps for a War Tourist layers original research to question the nature of truth and the allure of the real, while tracing connections between recent events in Turkey and the U.S., between non-violent protest and armed revolution, and between a revolutionary and those bearing witness to her story. The rising cross-cultural theater company Sister Sylvester using documentary techniques in parallel with fiction to explore relationships of power.

Price: $15

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