The battle for hearts and minds starts here.
How does culture become a weapon of warfare? How is a Britney Spears song connected to a global network of secret prisons? How does radical philosophy become military strategy?
In a cabin built from the same materials as Camp X-Ray, the temporary detention facility at Guantanamo bay, and with the same internal dimensions of a detainee’s cell, Extraordinary Rendition is a piece for one person at a time that uses video, sound and live performance to interrogate the kind of colonisation that begins with the battle for hearts and minds.
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Commissioned and produced by In Between Time for IBT15. Co-commissioned by Arnolfini, supported by LICA and The ShowRoom, Chichester. Funded by Arts Council England. Action Hero are members of Residence and are a Farnham Maltings Associate Company.