(Re-)Enacting Stories of Trauma: Playback Theatre as a Tool of Cultural Resistance in Palestine
Schlagworte:Palestine, Palestinian Theater, Trauma, Cultural Resistance, Memory, Resilience
Playback Theatre opens up an artistic and interactive space for silenced voices and counter-narratives. It helps to address potentially traumatic experiences of (political) violence and oppression. The article discusses the resilient power of Playback Theatre in Palestine and gives insight into the strategies of an oppressed population to define their own sense of self through stories that acknowledge the variety and dignity of their lives.