LIFE [UN]WORTHY OF LIFE
Perel is a queer, disabled interdisciplinary artist who lives between New York and Berlin. Playing the role of an American late night show host, the artist delivers a comedic monologue. As the only Jewish child in a small American town, Perel got used to educating, the height of which was being asked to teach The Holocaust to their history class. But what existed of that historic narrative was missing of another, that of disability. The title of this show, based on the official medical term, “Life Unworthy of Life”, was used by the Nazi regime to justify the killing of disabled people under the Aktion T4 Program. To talk further about this missing history, Perel invites disabled, queer writer, Kenny Fries, to the stage for a live interview about his personal T4 research.
By and with: Perel
Special Guest: Kenny Fries
Dramaturgie: Noa Winter
Lights: Katri Kuusimaki
Commission by NO LIMITS Disability and Performing Arts Festival Berlin.
Funded by Bündnis internationaler Produktionshäuser von der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, Europe Beyond Access and Create Europe Programme of the EU.