Journal article

FLOOD

D Hannah, C Brown, R Scoones, L Erceg

Abstract

FLOOD weaves stories of Aotearoa into a journey between the city and the river in Prague. As the latest iteration within the performance cycle Tongues of Stone. FLOOD is a site-responsive performance from New Zealand that moves from Old Town Prague to the banks of the Vlatva River. As ecolocial and mythical cleansing catastrophes FLOODS involve inundations, deluges and overflows. Excessive and abundant, they overwhelm, wash away and dissolve terra firma introducing us to drowned realms as well as the flotsam and jetsam carried inland from the sea and gathered in their path. Briefly creating oceanic worlds, these sudden and intense events sweep objects and bodies into a saturated maelstrom,..

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