NOTES POUR UN RADEAU AFRICAIN

2017

2/3 The Raft Trilogy

Following my historical research on the painting The Shipwreck of Medusa (1818) and thanks to the collaboration between the University of the Arts of Zurich (ZHdK) and the Cultural Space Gambidi, in Ouagadougou, I went to Burkina Faso to work with African and Swiss actors. This documentary shows the preparations for a performance based on the character of Therese, the only woman aboard the Raft. 

Co-produced with Artisan Films and with funding from Avina Stiftung.

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