Mother of Exiles at Tricklock Performance Laboratory, Albuquerque
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Mother of Exiles

Saturday March 18, 2017

110 Gold Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

Cost:

$18-$24

Contact:

Tricklock Theatre

Phone: 505-414-3738
Website: Click to Visit

A living art installation examining the ideas of home, immigration, bloodlines, land and exile.

FlyerMother of Exiles is a living art installation examining the ideas of home, immigration, bloodlines, land, and exile. We are asking how these things are defined and why do some of these definitions invoke discrimination and hatred. Tricklock Company travels the globe sharing experiences through theatre. For the past two years, Tricklock has been researching these themes at home and abroad, conducting interviews and listening, listening, listening.

This is Volume I in an ongoing experiment about the power of connection and kindness.

The New Colossus

 

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,

 

With conquering limbs astride from land to land;

 

Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand

 

A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame

 

Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name

 

Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand

 

Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command

 

The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

 

“Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she

 

With silent lips. “Give me your tired, your poor,

 

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

 

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

 

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

 

I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

 

-Emma Lazarus (November 2, 1883)

 This event is presented as part of the 2017 Revolutions International Theatre Festival.