A video based on a TV debate from 2013. Two prominent israeli parliament members Miri Regev and and Dr. Ahmed Tibi discussing whether israeli-arab soccer fans are to be allowed to wave palestinian flags during games funded by the israeli state. The full text of the heated discussion is spoken/sung by me. The piece offers cathartic moments that shifts the tense interaction into unexpected connotations, deconstructing the vocal mechanisms that allow a public representative to stick to their words. The work was commissioned in 2015 by The interdisciplinary Arena for The Voice of the Word festival, Jerusalem. Shown recently in A-genre, tmuna theatre together with a new live intervention;
Duration: 15 min.
All music composed and performed by Faye Shapiro.
Video created in collaboration with Tzion Abraham Hazan.