Paper is a Leaf that Will Destroy Us in its Fall

Research, Script, Stage design, Performance

Concept & Direction: Sarah van Lamsweerde
Production: Het Veem Theatre, Amsterdam / Onomatopee, Eindhoven / Buda Kunstencentrum, Kortrijk

A research project on the use of the “proverb string” as ideographic device in the tradition of the Congolese Lega community. Artifacts on the string hint to proverbs that contain social codes. We construct our own to critically examine our technologically mediated environment, ethics, symbols and behaviours.