‘The Forest of Lost Trees’, is a proposed performance. A performance in which stories are told in a forest. Lots of stories, true stories, stories that other people have told me, that I have dug up from history, that I have elaborated from archive, that I’ve intuited from a tree stump. Stories that are remembered and spoken aloud.
As I make the performance, I will be writing. But in writing, I am thinking about speaking – whose turn of phrase is this? What is it like to remember these words? Are the words important or will the story be told a different way each time, the teller telling in their own way?Read More