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MASKS

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JENNIFER PAULL investigates
a layering of musical and theatrical masks,
with the omnipresent eerie reminder of the gas mask

 

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. -- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Irish playwright, poet, author, short story writer and wit.

There are some words, almost forbidden, which bring pain and fear: exile, concentration camp, genocide, ghetto, holocaust, injustice, persecution, racism, refugee, slavery, war. These are but a smidgen of fear-striking vocabulary...

Copyright © 27 June 2010 Jennifer I Paull,
Vouvry, Switzerland

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CD INFORMATION: MARTIN TAYLOR - DOUBLE STANDARDS

CD INFORMATION: 1:AM - ALISON BURNS AND MARTIN TAYLOR

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