In Preparation for a Psychodrama
In preparation for a psychodrama was developed and staged with the local theatre group Teaterslaget in Grängesberg, a former mining town in the north of Sweden. Through a combination of improvisation and scripted performance, the actors carried out exercises exploring and tapping into registers of frustration. Placed in a setting shaped by older ideals, they are waiting for a future that is yet to begin. Feverish activities in the struggle to clean up and reconfigure the props from a preceding civilisation are interpolated with their fumbling attempts to find new contexts and ways of relating to one another.
Video 15 min loop, 2015. Commission for the Public Art Agency Sweden. Premiere at Folkets park in Grängesberg.