Jasna Vinovrški’s solo Lady Justice

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Jasna Vinovrški: Lady Justice

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The performer deliberates: Jasna Vinovrški’s Lady Justice. Photo © Krunoslav Marinac
Jelena Mihelčić
With witnesses, evidence and judgement – is a dance performance a bit of a trial?

 

I have always been sceptical about jury trials. The thought that verdicts are reached by a group of ordinary, easily manipulated people scares me. The court room is a stage and the outcome depends not on the truth but on the performance of the lawyers. The suggestible nature of the judiciary system, shared by theatre and art, are put on trial by Jasna Layes Vinovrški in her latest piece Lady Justice (part of 2017 Dance Week Festival in Zagreb). Lady…

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