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Tea for Two

2013

Performance

Tea for Two is my response to the current political situation of the United States federal government. Its main element is tea, which serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it references the conservative Tea Party that has earned an (in)famous place in US politics. On the other hand, it is meant to evoke the custom of drinking tea in Ireland, which evokes a different set of connotations than the previous reference, including community, warmth, and friendly conversation. This piece was performed at the Back Loft in Dublin, Ireland as part of Mamuska on 8 November 2013. Performance documentation is by David Stalling.

     
     
 

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