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Agency of Water - Image Theatre

  • 1. University College London


Image theatre is an approach based on the Theatre of the Oppressed, and was originally designed to explore socio-political power dynamics. The image theatre scripts for Vital are designed to be used as a tool to explore the dynamics of power and agency in our relationships to food, including each other and non-humans. 

The scripts should be used in sequence with a group of 4+, with discussions facilitated by the workshop leader. All Participant Actor parts should be interpreted non-verbally, so that acting is portrayed through body positions alone, and not through spoken language. This is more congruent with the variety of roles in the scripts, and brings to the fore the importance of embodied knowledge in social interactions and relationship building.



Image Theatre Script - Sensing Water.pdf

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