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So it Goes (muziektheater)

Freek Vielen and jazz improv band The Ambush Party return to So it Goes, a monologue on the human condition, especially for Eye's Shell Shock programme. The performance is based on Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut’s celebrated novel about his experiences as a prisoner of war in WWII. In ten spoken ‘songs’ Vielen tries to provide an answer to the question of why people continue to willfully inflict pain on others.

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Shell Shock

The tormented Vietnam War veteran Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, the soldiers suffering from PTSS in the documentary Crazy and the ex-tank commander of the animated film Waltz with Bashir share one thing: the urge to tell what happened to them in order to come to grips with it. Eye’s Shell Shock provides a forum for the cinematic representation of violent conflicts and traumatic memories.

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