Balkans: On Trial Together-Athens Episode
Ana Vujanović & Saša Asentić
12 March 2014
Democracy and propaganda, public dialogue and collectivity are addressed in this playful political performance which puts members of the audience up on stage.
Ana Vujanović: Belgrade, Serbia / Hamburg-Berlin, Germany
Saša Asentić: Novi Sad, Serbia / Berlin, Germany
This hybrid public spectacle from two important figures on the independent Balkan scene combines elements of a play, a choreography, a social game and a happening. Democracy and propaganda, public dialogue and collectivity are some of the subjects addressed in a playful political performance which puts members of the audience up on stage.
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creditsAuthors: Ana Vujanović and Saša Asentić
Textual proposal: Ana Vujanović
Choreographic proposal: Saša Asentić in collaboration with Ana Vujanović, Christine De Smedt and Olivera Kovačević-Crnjanski
Stage design: Nataša Murge-Savić and Siniša Ilić
LARP development: Boris Radujko
Moderators: Ana Vujanović, Saša Asentić, Boris Radujko and local moderators Prodromos Tsinikoris and Gigi Argyropoulou
Performers: local citizens and moderators
Collaboration on the research and consultancy: Aleksandra Jovićević, Annie Dorsen, Bojana Cvejić, Isabell Lorey, Milka Djordjevic and Xavier Le Roy
Executive producers: Nataša Murge-Savić and Dragana Jovović
Stage manager: Olivera Kovačević-Crnjanski
Graphic design: Katarina Popović
Production: Per.Art (Novi Sad) and TkH (Walking Theory) theoretical-artistic platform (Belgrade), within the project Balcan Can Contemporary*
Co-production: Serbian National Theatre (Novi Sad)
Research in residency: Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart) and New York Live Arts – The Suitcase Fund ** (New York).
Supported by: European Union (within the project Balcan Can Contemporary) and City of Novi Sad
read more* Balcan Can Contemporary connects independent performance art scene from Ex-Yugoslav region creating communication between artists, theoreticians and cultural workers. BCC is joint project of Drugo More, Maska, Domino, TkH, Kulturanova, Qendra Multimedia, Centre for Drama Art and Tanzelaria. Project is supported by European Union.
** The Suitcase Fund (New York) is an international cultural exchange program of New York Live Arts, with support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding.
Parts of the performance are in English, with no translation into Greek.
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