The concept of “identity” can be used as a tool for self-rediscovery and a catalyst to ponder deeply about humanity and society. However, it can also be utilized for personal gain or exploited for political reasons. Within the performing arts, performers often portray characters which differ from their real-life identities. However, there is a recent shift whereby this can be seen as a form of cultural appropriation. How do we portray another person’s identity or maze maze (mix up) different identities? How can we approach these issues? Drawing on real-life examples, we invite you to discuss this complex topic together.
Facilitator: Hiroshi Yoshioka （Aesthetician）
10.12 (Thu) 18:30-20:30
Participants: Recommended for people interested in the texts and videos prepared in advance about the topics covered in this workshop, and who can prepare their own questions.
Capacity: 20 (first come, first served)
Please note there is an entrance fee to “Theater? Library?” (100 yen for 1 day / free for children under 18)
☞ Click here for the booking form. (Japanese only)