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Truth is Fragmented (Goossun Art-illery)

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International theatre company Goossun Art-illery will demonstrate their approach to textual exploration and performance-making using Harold Pinter's poem "Death".

Photo: HamletZar- Outside the Text_photo by Stifani Brothers © 2009 Goossun Art-illery
Photo: HamletZar- Outside the Text_photo by Stifani Brothers © 2009 Goossun Art-illery
The work demonstration will be followed by a talk and Q&A session with Goossun Art-illery’s Founder and Artistic Director Vahid, an award-winning theatre and film director and performer trainer, whose career began in Iran where he directed an experimental theatre group focused on the research of acting. He has studied extensively with Denmark’s Odin Teatret. Based in London and Copenhagen, Goossun Art-illery uses art as a means to stimulate debate, provoke opinions and raise awareness of contemporary social, political and cultural issues, particularly those resulting from an intersection of conflicting interests.  Goossun Art-illery is currently working on HamletZar, an interdisciplinary research-based cultural project in which Elizabethan theatre and Middle Eastern Zar (a healing ritual practiced throughout the region) are combined with a unique performer-making technique to explore the socio-political rights of displaced persons, asylum seekers and refugees. Aiming for performance in 2011, HamletZar is being created through a series of research and rehearsal residencies in the UK, Denmark, Lebanon, and Canada.  Goossun Art-illery is supported by the Danish Arts Council and Arts Council England.