Cotton & Tobacco

14 Oct 2017
8:30 PM

Many things happen when you mention the word slavery. People look away, start to yawn or say that we shouldn’t talk about it: after all, it was such a long time ago.

For many people, slavery is a confusing concept, something that was terrible and took place very far away from here, a very long time ago. Even though it is not that long ago and it took place alarmingly close: some issues don’t have meaning until they are presented as a story. Until they are given a face. Inspired by slave narratives from the American South, performers tell penetrating stories about their ancestors who grew up in imprisonment. With family stories and accounts passed down through generations.

This is the old program, on 3th of July 2024 the new program will be available!