Immersive and interactive performance at Royal Albert Hall, Prince of Wales room
6 March 2017
“If all the paintings in this room were sold, people wouldn’t be homeless.”
A group of protestors infiltrated Royal Albert Hall and occupied the posh VIP room. Newspaper articles of various social and political issues like Trump’s muslim ban and infiltration plans scatter the floor. The audience are invited to engage in a meaningful conversation on socio-political issues they are passionate about.
“The citizens who don’t understand Islam – the ones who has a mentality like ISIS – cut off the neck of innocent soldiers. The news didn’t mention how these citizens behaved to innocent people. More than 300 people dies including police officers, soldiers and civilians in Istanbul.”
“It would be much easier to process and mourn if these motherfuckers didn’t honk and celebrate their fucking ‘victory’. 260 people dies and people are happy. Very good job beheading innocent privates who had no idea about the coup and didn’t fire a single round. I can’t believe this shit and I can’t sustain my frustration and anger. It’s not easy to get used to live with ISIS – mentality on a daily basis ffs.”
“These children are stressed, tired and incredibly vulnerable. They are trying every night to negotiate climbing onto lorries on the motorway. The whole point of the Alf Dubs amendment was about an immediate response not setting up a process. I can’t stand the idea that we will lose another child.”
“They sent me because my life was in danger. No one is safe in Afghanistan. There is not enough food now in Calais. We are hungry.”
Toby Time is a participatory art that allows members of the public to enter Toby and share a happy or sad memory. They then put the memories into Happy Memories Box or Bad Memory Eraser Box respectively. If they have written a bad memory, they get to pick a memory out from the Happy Memory Box.