Voice of Nature: THE TRIAL

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FoAM in Brussels works with Maria Lucia Cruz Correia to co-create "The voice of nature" (Première February 2019).

The voice of nature is a site-specific court piece, in which we investigate ecocide and the possibilities of creating a new proposal for the justice- system as an answer to the current vacuum in the environmental crime system. We are experimenting with the interconnectedness of a conventional court, restorative justice and transformative processes as a away to unveil the hidden stories of traumatic environments and its correlation to colonialism and power. In our SF trial, we propose a new type of “veridict ”, in which human and non-humans will come to a new collective language focused on interbeing, intersectionality and restoration.

More information at thevoiceofnature.org


Creation winter 2017 to spring 2019. Touring spring to autumn 2019.
Premiere
February 2019 SameSamebutDifferent Festival /Vooruit


Credits

Concept and direction Maria Lucia Cruz Correia

Dramaturgy Ingrid Vranken

Script writer Sébastien Hendrickx

Systemic Constellation Navigator Luea Ritter

Legal fact checker Hendrik Schoukens & Juan Auz

Research documentation Mark Pozlep

Outside eye Jeroen Peeters

Production Irena Radmanovic

Produced by FoAM

Co-Production Vooruit (B), Kaaitheater (B), workspacebrussels (B), Bunker (SL), Het TheaterFestival, t-heater & Circuit X (Roel Verniers Prijs 2017)

Residency&Research No Lugar (EC), Center for Creative Ecologies /Tjdemos(US), Artsadmin (UK), BUDA kunstcentrum (BE), WP Zimmer(BE)

With the support of Imagine 2020 and the Flemish Community