barthel: Of late, I have seen a few people making arguments that you can’t possibly understand something - usually a musical artist - unless you are have had a particular set of experiences or whatever. And that is fine! But here’s the thing about that argument: the only really fair thing you can conclude about the not-understanders is that their not-understanding is perfectly OK. After all,...
The Youngblog: Being the Belarus Free Theatre →
Theater can take place so near to you that you can have your hand stamped by it on the way in. So close that you can sit in the front row squinting at the faces of the actors in front of you, wondering about the provenance of their scratches and scrapes. So close that you can see the strength of it backed immediately by the fragility of it. I wrote about the unfathomable bravery of the...