(Re-)Enacting Stories of Trauma: Playback Theatre as a Tool of Cultural Resistance in Palestine

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...

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments
Main Author: Rohrbach, Anne
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2018
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Summary: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.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2018.11.7799