ITALIAN POLITICS AS A WORK OF ART
Italian Politics as a Work of Art is a dada performance running on two tracks: one is the story of a man and a woman in an apocalyptic set (a long blackout populated by a strange army), a situation which makes people rethink about the concept of evolution; the other track (the characters’ nightmares) is a readymade, a script created from the interceptions from the “Ruby’s case”, which involves the Italian former Prime Minister Berlusconi and an underage Moroccan girl.
Written and directed by Irene Ros
Performed by Hanna Varszegi, Mohsen Ghaffari, Sara Barison, Veronika Szabo
The Space, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 1-18th August 2015
“The show manages to comment on political corruption, saturation of information, negative representations of women as well as parodying military rigmarole in a generally absurdist fashion. “Broadwaybaby
“Possibly the most eclectic and sideways commemoration of the First World War at the Fringe.” The Scotsman