Phantom Story

One does not choose to be a revolutionary, the revolution chooses you.
Ilich Ramirez Sánchez, alias Carlos El Chacal

A theatre performance about terror and fate based on a real story and re-enacted on a miniature stage using paper cut-outs, projected animations and shadows. The story of a woman who almost crossed paths with the famous terrorist Carlos in the 70s, and for years was mistakenly taken for a terrorist. She was heading with her boyfriend to a party, at which Carlos had just killed three policemen. She was arrested, interrogated for a week and extradited from France. Ironically she never even saw Carlos in person. The revolution doesn't just choose its revolutionaries, it also chooses its victims. Carlos is Bin Laden. I could have been that woman, or the guy who gave his simcard to a terrorist, or the Brazilian killed in the Tube.

Nicola Unger enjoys being self-taught and suffers from doing everything by herself. She experiments with installations, videos, publications, comics. She is interested in issues that have to do with technology in everyday life, (optical) illusions, the horizon of human consciousness, fate, History.

9th and 10th of March, 20h
11th of March, 23h

Seats are very limited, we recommend booking
40 minutes

Idea, performance and animation: Nicola Unger
Advise: Duro Toomato
Sound and y males voices: Jonathan Brown
2008 Produced by : Frankfurt Mousonturm, Zeebelt Den Haag and Productiehuis Rotterdamse Schouwburg
Supporte by: Goethe-Institut (NL)

* This presentation was made possible thanks to the support of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Spain