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Update from PublixTheatreCaravan

this is a text written in the jail in alessandria [Italy]. its autorized from. all the imprisoned aktivists of the PublixTheatreCarwan in the jails of alessandria and voghera .... please spreed out widley - put it on websites and mailinglists

thank you

NoBorder - NoNation - NoPrison
http://www.no-racism.net/nobordertour

Cultural stiff 01
29/07/2001

"freedom of movement" is the main concern of the european NOborder-network and the Publixtheatrecaravan - Volxtheaterkarawane which is embedded in the network in the summer of 2001.

We are on tour from Nickelsdorf over Salzburg, Lendava (Slo), Eisenkappel (A), Genova (I) to Frankfurt/Main (D), where we never arrived because of our arrests after the G8-summit in Genua. Tourdiary: http://www.no-racism.net/nobordertour

So far we felt like air castles builder, cyberartists, jugglers and scrutinizing nomads. As a theatregroup we feel obliged to the tradition of improvisation and we dont let put ourselves in costumes which try to knit makeup out of woolen hats.

About our arrestment: -- 3 hours in front of shtoguns and MG4's pointing on us - finger on the trigger -- records about us were made by the italian police - hittings, kickings and humiliations -- no sleep (under threats)

Later (after 30 hours) in prison:

Although we have been split - without reason - from the arrested women, from the outside world and therefore from information we try to take a stand with following demands: We are not swedes, australians, americans, slovacians, germans, austrians - we are Publixtheatrecaravan

We work out a play in which we take a stand to everything that happened during our tour. For us theatre is an important political expression. This play should help to clear and digest all the happenings we are confrontated with now.
Working title: Genova
Premiere: uncertain

PS: Greetings to the bordercamp at the airport in Frankfurt/Main and to all people outside there who declared their solidarity! Abolition of internment and deportation - worldwide NOborder - NOnation - NOone is illegal

The Imprisoneds of the PublixTheatreCarawan in the jail of Alessandria


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