Sharon Hayes
‘9 Scripts from a Nation at War’, 2007
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‘Script: Blogger: Stop sending emails asking if I am real.’

Running time: 20 mins

A young man sitting in a classroom reads a text composed of selections from web logs about war. Moving between conflicts in Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan, he constructs a first-person narrative that is not attributable to a single person despite his steady presence as the reader.

Performers: Jason Westby (Speaker); Fiona Horrigan, Hardhi Harris, Jack Hayflick, James Kaliardos, Carol Neiman, Sangeeta Parekh, Patricia Thomas, Tammy Tunyavongs, Andrea Weston (Audience)

Sharon Hayes,
‘9 Scripts from a Nation at War’, 2003
(video still from ‘Script: Blogger: Stop sending emails asking if I am real.’)