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Protect the World (TM)

Lax, AC (2016) Protect the World (TM). Amnesty International, UK.

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Abstract

Creative examination of the use of first-person testimony in the work of Amnesty International - a series of interlocking performance scripts to highlight dilemmas and problematics when working with other people's stories The films were featured on the Amnesty website - and relevant films been screened for training purposes for staff, members and local activist groups, used as resources and within facilitated training sessions The live performance was given on six occasions across the UK - sometimes this was in a shortened format. The full work is about 1 hour 20 London Amnesty HQ (50 audience approx) staff of AIUK, London Amnesty HQ Oct 2016 (100 audience) staff + members, York Nov 2016 (200) members + activists, Reading Nov 2016 (200) members + activists, Bristol Dec 2016 (150) students’ skills-share, London Amnesty AI Dec 2016 (250)- this last one was for a students’ skills-share event, and so overall gave a good demographic

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Series of performance scripts and film scripts for Amnesty International which have been performed and shown.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Theatre, Performance, Film, Amnesty International, Testimony, Verbatim, Advocacy, Witness
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 10:23
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 10:23
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21536

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