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Mining Stories by Silke Huysmans & Hannes Dereere (Belgium) – 60 min

Mining Stories is a documentary theatre performance that follows a mining disaster in the region of Minas Gerais, Brazil, where Silke grew up as a child. Through interviews collected both in Europe and in Brazil, an intriguing journey unfolds visiting several topics such as memory, politics, religion and storytelling.

Silke Huysmans and Hannes Dereere live and work in Brussels. They share a mutual interest in exploring the use of journalistic and documentary elements in their work. At the heart of their artistic practice lies a detailed field research through which they shape and form their projects.

Followed by a Post-show discussion

Friday 18 February
7 PM

Birmingham Rep
6 Centenary Square
B1 2EP

£9.50 (£7.50 concessions)
+ £2.50 booking fee per transaction

Use the code BEFRIEND for £6 tickets 


Created by
Silke Huysmans & Hannes Dereere

Silke Huysmans

Dramaturgical advice
Dries Douibi

Technical support
Christoph Donse

Frédéric Aelterman & Luc Cools

Portuguese transcriptions
Luanda Casella & Miguel Cipriano

Kunstenwerkplaats Pianofabriek & Bâtard Festival

Executive production

Noorderzon Festival & KAAP Creative Compass

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