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Frames of the Chaos
November 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Epic Poetry of Our Time –
Award-winning migrant storyteller Hideto Ambiguous reenacts a mass immigrant rights protest from its birth to death and afterlife through an hour of continuous metamorphosis from a character to another. Bring your own frame of this chaotic world. Mind-boggling, nicely-choreographed, wittily-worded fusion political theatre shall be served.
You are at a conference alongside fellow strategists watching a documentary tracing an entrepreneurial, fourth-generation immigrant Shinzo. He has video footage that implicates a secret alliance between the police and Omnidirection Tech Company together provoking violence at a peaceful immigrant rights protest to justify cracking down the undocumented. However, Omnidirection is a client at a consultant firm he works for. He knows he can either leak it or delete it, but he doesn’t know his decision-making is monitored closely…
*This event is the screening of pre-recorded performance.
**Frames of the Chaos is supported by the City of Melbourne COVID-19 Arts Grants.
Hideto Ambiguous is a theatre-maker and performance poet.
“a Japanese troubadour travelling the world telling poetic stories and singing songs and leaping into dances in funny unknown places.” The Hook (NZ)
“His poetry is lovely and soul-baring, flirting with the edges of provocation.” theatreview (NZ)
His debut one-person play The Unfolding of Benjamin’s Misery won Best Words and Ideas Award at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2019 (AUS), and had successful Aotearoa North Island Tour 2020.
He is also the winner of Liverpool Slam 2018 (UK) and the finalist of Wellington Slam 2019 (NZ). His first poetry collection “Foreigners in Me” was published by Antivirus/Lastbench Publications in 2020.