- by Marion Bott I remember being back home in France, trying to imagine what would need to happen for me to join a terrorist group like Isis. In 2014, I heard the shocking news that former classmates did just that. I wanted to better understand how this could have happened, and so I took the decision to investigate the roots behind such decisions and the consequences that these traumatic events have on our individual and collective unconscious.
Berlin. Eleven past eleven. Art teacher Melissa is about to do something drastic.
Seeking a place to hide, her ex-pupil Mehdi interrupts her momentum. Both embark on a turbulent journey, painting and battling their way through the past.
This explosive new play about self-destruction and rebirth attempts to understand the fear currently gripping the European psyche, and the threats that may be posed by our own alienated youth.