Maps for a War Tourist by Sister Sylvester | Mount Tremper Arts | Theater | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
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Maps for a War Tourist by Sister Sylvester 

When: Sat., May 13, 8-9:30 p.m. 2017
Phone: (845) 688-9893
Email: info@mttremperarts.org
Price: $15
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This investigative performance follows Ay┼če Deniz Karacagil, a young Turkish woman arrested during the Gezi protests of 2013 and sentenced to a maximum of 98 years in prison for wearing a red scarf. Maps for a War Tourist layers original research to question the nature of truth and the allure of the real, while tracing connections between recent events in Turkey and the U.S., between non-violent protest and armed revolution, and between a revolutionary and those bearing witness to her story. The rising cross-cultural theater company Sister Sylvester using documentary techniques in parallel with fiction to explore relationships of power.

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