© Laura Van Severen
© Laura Van Severen

© Laura Van Severen
© Laura Van Severen

© Laura Van Severen
© Laura Van Severen

© Laura Van Severen
© Laura Van Severen

Simple as ABC #3:
The Wild Hunt


2019 / ROBIN vzw


A cloud of voices gathers in an imaginary museum. Their bodies are held up elsewhere, but here absent storytellers recount histories of hunting. Some of these voices are heard. Many are not. All are experts of a certain reality. Theatre-makers, journalists, politicians, law enforcement: we are all on the hunt for something. Sometimes it’s people. During this actorless audio performance, you will hear snippets of Arabic, English, Farsi, French and Greek collected from around the Mediterranean. Sampling from hours of recordings, Simple as ABC #3: The Wild Hunt pieces together a many-voiced portrait of today’s humanhunt.

text Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Samaneh Arian, Aristotle, Ghassen Ayari, Thomas Bellinck, Rihab Chaabane, Farouk El Ouerghi, Karima Ganji, Parisa Heidari, Chamseddine Marzoug, Mounir, Fatemeh Mousavi, Mohammad Javad Mousavi, Racist Violence Recording Network, Marwen Sammoud, Ervin Shehu, Yiouli Vitou, Ghazi Weld El Ka, Abir Zarrouki

directing Thomas Bellinck

performance Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Ghassen Ayari, Farouk El Ouerghi, Parisa Heidari, Chamseddine Marzoug, Mounir, Mohammad Javad Mousavi, Ervin Shehu, Yiouli Vitou, Ghazi Weld El Ka, Abir Zarrouki et al.

dramaturgy Esther Severi

artistic collaborator Jeroen Van der Ven

scenography Camille Lemonnier

lighting design Lucas Van Haesbroeck

technical director Arthur de Vuyst

stagecraft Marie Vandecasteele

production management Celine van der Poel

production Yalena Kleidara, Sandra Oklobdzija, Francesca Pinder, Aisha Zaied

research & production assistance Hayfa Ghozzi, Pafsanias Karathanasis, Bilel Melki, Amal Rouissi, Georgia Spyropoulou, Laurien Versmissen

interpreting Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Hayfa Ghozzi, Rym Haddad, Pafsanias Karathanasis, Amal Rouissi, Georgia Spyropoulou, Aisha Zaied

translation Farbod Fathinejad, Yalena Kleidara

transcription Farideh Ghalandari, Yalena Kleidara

production ROBIN

co-production Dream City / L’Art Rue (Tunis), Fast Forward Festival / Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens), Kaaitheater, Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels)

with the support of De Grote Post (Ostend), KASK / School of Arts of University College Ghent, LabexMed / Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme (Marseille), The Flemish Government and The Flemish Community of Brussels

thanks to Halima Aissa, Simon Baetens, Louise Bergez, Marc Bernardot, Hassen Boubakri, Sana Bousbih, Ismael Cissé, Omar Fassatoui, Hamma Weld Hamida, Louis Janssens, Lobna Jlassi, Ebia Joel, Lotfi Karoui, Wafa Kanzari, Khalid Koujili, Malek Lakhal, Mostfa Lakhdher, Lorena Lando, Leon Konda Ler, Mohsen Lihidheb, Mahdi Mabrouk, Jalel Mahmoudi, Ahmed Mansour, Brigitte Marin, Fatma Mathlouthi, Stéphanie Poussel, Fanny Robles, Isabel Mohedano Sohm, Imed Soltani, Timo Sterckx, Loes Swaenepoel, Carine van Bruggen, Naomi Van Der Horst, Eleonore Van Godtsenhoven et al.