Language Games

Theatre (absurdist, film)

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  • Watch onDemand (available from 6 August)
  • 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Peculiar Works Project (New York, USA)
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language/swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Absurdist take on philosophy and language. A present-day student and activist, Sheela joins Ludwig Wittgenstein, Paul Shepard and Walter Benjamin for a spirited game of mahjong. As they play, her energy conjures Joseph Beuys as a mythological hare. Invisible to the players, he interjects cultural incantations, while the players contemplate how language evolved from naming animals to representing them with signs, and how myths serve the human need to imagine. Physical chair-play creates an escalating rhythm as tensions build… As the chair-e-ography builds to a crescendo, Sheela pushes back against male aggression and wins the game.

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  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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