this performance is part of an ongoing journey to manhood, exploring ways of being human. he journey's door opened through a drawing of a walk from school in the boy’s childhood. A path led to a hill where the willow tree is growing, the place of the boy’s connection with nature. Following the language of drawings, memories and imagination from a boy's world, the performance "Journey with the boy to the willow tree land" offers a way to revive feelings of childhood, of exploring connections with otherness. The spectator is invited to visit the boy’s forest home, the locus of nature's magic, and to imagine by listening to stories and following images.
JOURNEY WITH THE BOY TO WILLOW TREE LAND
Author of the story-images/ performer: Michał Salwiński
Set-design: Eszter Koncz
Dramaturgy: En-Ping Yu
Devised with: Eszter Koncz, En-Ping Yu, Sai Psyn.
︎ photos by Michael Lozano
May 2022/ Cross Attic/ Prague
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February 2023/Mala Inventura Festival/Prague