Alexandre Singh is telling me about a play he’s just started writing. The formal devices – chorus, dirty jokes, actors addressing the audience – will be borrowed from Aristophanes; the set, he predicts, will merge traditional scenography with sculptural installation. “It’s a comedy of sorts entitled The Humans, a kind of alternative creation myth,” says the thirty-one-year-old artist. “The story pivots on a conflict between the newly nascent humans and their creator, and between the opposing forces of raw Dionysian…
Want to read more?
As an unregistered user you can view 5 articles per month.
You can register free to get a further 15 free articles
and access to 2 digital editions per month
or subscribe for unlimited access
If you have already signed up access you account here