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Surveillance Camera Players
«George Orwell's 1984»
Excerpt of the storyboard of Art Toad's adaptation of George Orwell's famous anti-utopian play «1984» which took place on the platform of a New York subway station in November 1998.
«Someone holds up a placard that says: WE WILL MEET WHERE THERE IS NO DARKNESS.
Someone holds up a placard that says THE SURVEILLANCE CAMERA PLAYERS PRESENT GEORGE ORWELL'S 1984.
Someone holds up a placard that says: ACT 1.
A poster of Big Brother. It is captioned: BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU.
A single placard says: WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.»
The performance ended with this:
«Someone holds up a placard that says: ACT 6.
Winston sits alone. Then he holds up a sign that says I LOVE BIG BROTHER without changing his expression.
Someone holds up a placard that says: THE END»