Douglas Kearney, The Grunt
Martin Gubbins and Carlos Soto Roman, Alternative Set of Procedures”. The subject matter of this performance is torture. Inspired in the CIA’s Kurback Manual and Bush administration’s Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, and appropriating and recontextualizing texts from different sources (such as Joan of Arc’s trials, and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola). As performers and sons of the so called “Shock Doctrine”, we are entirely committed to achieving a different level of awareness through a different kind of narrative, which deals with the objectification of sensation, and the cold treatment of hot issues.
Christine Wertheim, Madonnas and Child. A sound-performance about Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army, examining the intersections between this political situation and the infantilizations produced by colonialism.