Juliana F. May: Folk Incest
Juliana F. May: Folk Incest © Ian Douglas
The topic is a serious one, but there is still room for irony. Five women reflect on traumas – even back to the Holocaust – that can go unnoticed while eating away at a person’s mind. Juliana F. May shows that many of us are much more chaotic than the language they use suggests. To confront their slumbering traumas, the performers talk about sexual violence as well as the passing on of existential shocks to children and grandchildren in this intense work. In pop songs, by singing together and in seemingly trivial conversations, the group tackles the damage that exists in many of us. Often without us knowing.
Duration: 45 min