19th October, 2021 -
5th June, 2020
At the end of the Tempest the Wizard Prospero drowns his book – and in so doing inadvertently kills all magic in the world. Everything shifts. Time becomes a fluid thing, and modernity rises – and with it, suffering: Cities. Capital. Terror. Pain. Enui. The Virus.
Twenty years after The Tempest, or five hundred years, depending on your perspective, Shakespeare’s characters, are still here – older, and worn, and trying to manage in an extraordinary moment.