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TALKS AT THE AMSTERDAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL 2021

 

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MASKS: THE ORIGIN

A dive into the history of theater

THURSDAY 4 NOVEMBER
Start: 17:00
End: 18:00
Price: FREE (but reservation needed)
*Since we are in a theatre, we will ask for your COVID QR-code at the entrance.

 

In this talk we will examine the use of masks in the ancient times: when theatre and storytelling were not so far from a religious ritual.

Political correctness — a mask?

What do we say behind the desired words?

FRIDAY 5 november
start: 17:00
end: 18:00
price: free (but reservation needed)
*Since we are in a theatre, we will ask for your COVID QR-code at the entrance.

Political correctness is an important phenomenon in our new times of reshaped values. However, can it also be an obstacle for creativity and authentic expression?
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Masks in the digital age

Are we connecting, or hiding ourselves?

Saturday 6 NOVEMBER
Start: 14:00
End: 15:00
Price: FREE (but reservation needed)

*Since we are in a theatre, we will ask for your COVID QR-code at the entrance.

 

Masks, physical or imaginary, have changed shapes throughout the ages. What role does social media have in the way we construct our identity? How do we mask ourselves behind our Instagram and Facebook accounts?

Masks of Pride and Shame

Showing and hiding: Queer survival realities

SUNDAY 7 november
start: 17:00
end: 18:00
price: free (but reservation needed)

*Since we are in a theatre, we will ask for your COVID QR-code at the entrance.


Amsterdam is the most open-minded city in the world, some would claim. Yet for some members of the queer community, especially in specific neighbourhoods, that is not the case. What reality is hidden in their stories?

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