Ridiculusmus Virtual Trilogy Session 1: The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland
2020-06-23T07:18:33Z (GMT) by
The recording of the first session presented as part of a 3 Day Virtual Seminar Series with Ridiculusmus Theatre Company, about The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland.
This play is inspired by the radical treatment for psychosis ‘Open Dialogue’, depicts a family in crisis and aims to de-stigmatize and normalize psychosis. Simultaneous scenes are presented to split audiences before reversal and repetition. This generates a cognitive ‘chaos’ for audiences, gradually shifting towards recognition of the prevalence of mental crisis.
“There’s something electrifying, yet oddly reassuring about this experience. A startling piece of work that challenges how you listen and fathom what you hear” – The Guardian
Session 1 schedule:
– Welcome, instructions and introductions with Dr Richard Talbot.
– Pre-recorded extracts of the piece with live commentary from Jon Haynes and David Woods.
– Discussion with Jon Haynes, David Woods and Nick Putman: psychotherapist and certified Open Dialogue practitioner.
– An opportunity for discussion: audience Q&A.