How to prepare for a hurricane, pt 2,( 2019)

Performance by Quinsy Gario, with the participation of Glenda Martinus and Jörgen Gario, 43:10 min.

January 2020 L’Internationale Online Screening Program 16:00 - 22:00 h CET and 04:00 - 10:00 h CET

On 5 September 1995 the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten experienced its worst hurricane in recorded history. How to prepare for a hurricane, pt. 2 is a performance which centres on one family’s experience of that devastating event. A mother and her two sons contemplate loss, forgiveness and fundamental changes in the face of a life-altering event with poetry, music and blue tarp. A commission by L’Internationale Online, co-produced with Van Abbemuseum.


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