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No Rest in the Kingdom


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Sandbox Collective presents
No Rest in the Kingdom

No Rest in the Kingdom is a devised theatre work by Deepika Arwind that deals with the daily hilariousness and annoyances of being a woman in this country, and almost anywhere.

This physical theatre performance came out of the need to have a conversation about the daily misogynies we are implicit in perpetrating. A comedy with music and movement, in which the performer plays four characters - two male, one female, and one feline, NRITK draws from the lives of urban characters who speak similar languages of consumerism and technology. Young and old men and women who are themselves baffled at this 'gender question' often find themselves walking on thin ice, oblivious, and sometimes very aware of the dangerous biases they hold. The laughter often received is both ludicrous and uncomfortable - oftentimes knowing - that the outrageous world of inequities we inhabit is very much within us.

Presented by Sandbox Collective
Supported by Shoonya - Centre for Art and Somatic practices

|| Details

What = A devised physical theatre performance written, directed and performed by Deepika Arwind.

Date = Sat / 7 . 04 . 2018
Time = 1900 - 2000
Ticket = 200
Ages 13 +

|| About the Artist

Deepika Arwind is a theater-practitioner and writer based in Bangalore. Her work includes Nobody Sleeps Alone (2013-2014) and a Brief History of Your Hair (March 2016). She is acted in several plays with directors such as Anmol Vellani and Preetam Koilpillai. She was awarded the Toto Funds the Arts Creative Writing Award in 2011 and the Lavanya Sankaran Fellowship at the Sangam House Writers' Residency (2011). She was nominated for The Hindu Metroplus Playwright (2013) and has most recently, attended the New Visions/New Voices Playwright's Intensive at the Kennedy Centre, Washington DC with her play One Dream Too Many (12+).

|| A little about Sandbox Collective

Sandbox Collective is a creative services organisation that curates, produces and tours performances. It acts as a catalyst facilitating meaningful collaborations nationally and internationally between artists, cultural agencies and arts spaces creating an explosion of innovative artistic expression.

|| A little about Shoonya

A light-filled space surrounded by beautiful palm trees, in the heart of Bangalore on Lalbagh Road - Shoonya is a non-profit, established with the aim of helping people further their journeys of self-discovery through a deeper engagement with the arts and somatic practices. We host workshops, performances, open events, classes, film screenings, discussions, jams and more, and ensure that everything we do is done mindfully - with love, joy, care and warmth.

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