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Deceptive threads

Author: Joseph David; Karen Berger
Publisher: Strawberry Hills, NSW, Australia : Currency Press/La Mama, 2018.
Series: Current theatre series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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Deceptive Threads unravels the lives of performer, David Joseph's grandfathers; one a singer turned ASIO spymaster who vetted unwanted arrivals, the other a 19th-century Lebanese immigrant who had to lie about his birthplace to gain Australian naturalisation. Using sophisticated projection mapping, archival documents, and a unique blend of physical theatre and drumming, Joseph explores the complex layers of family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: David Joseph
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph David; Karen Berger
ISBN: 9781760622367 1760622362
OCLC Number: 1020272018
Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Current theatre series.
Responsibility: David Joseph and Karen Berger.

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Deceptive Threads unravels the lives of performer, David Joseph's grandfathers; one a singer turned ASIO spymaster who vetted unwanted arrivals, the other a 19th-century Lebanese immigrant who had to lie about his birthplace to gain Australian naturalisation. Using sophisticated projection mapping, archival documents, and a unique blend of physical theatre and drumming, Joseph explores the complex layers of family history that create our personal identities, whilst examining contentious issues around immigration and racism in historical and contemporary Australia.

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