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


Concept and direction Maria Lucia Cruz Correia Script writer Sébastien Hendrickx Dramaturgy Ingrid Vranken Systemic Constellation Navigator Luea Ritter Legal fact checker Hendrik Schoukens & Juan Auz Research documentation Mark Pozlep Outside eye Jeroen Peeters Production Irena Radmanovic

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

Produced by FoAM

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

Creation winter 2017 to Spring 2019
February 2019 SameSamebutDifferent Festival /Vooruit