Futures Literacy Theatre Lab with unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors

Futures Literacy Theatre Lab with unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors

Palavras-chave: Alfabetização de Futuros, Prática como Pesquisa, Estudos da Performance


This article discusses a Practice as Research project, the design and implementation of a Futures Literacy Lab in which tools derived from the arsenal of the Theatre of the Oppressed were applied. The lab involved asylum-seeking unaccompanied minors, and took place in the island of Lesvos, Greece in July, 2019. Applied theatre practices often deal with communities and individuals in a transformational manner, which is, by definition, future-oriented. In this respect, the work undertaken served as a first case study for potential interdisciplinary collaboration between Performance Studies and Futures studies. This exercise is not without its ethical implications, though. This paper will discuss some of the challenges, pitfalls and successes of this process.


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Biografia do Autor

Pedro De Senna , Middlesex University

Praticante de teatro e acadêmico. Professor Senior em Teoria e Prática de Teatro Contemporâneo e Líder de Programa do Bacharelado em Teatro (Direção Teatral) na Middlesex University, Londres.


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De Senna , P. (2019). Futures Literacy Theatre Lab with unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors. Conceição|Conception, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.20396/conce.v8i2.8657876