By Howard Barker
Barker’s play, BLOK/EKO, is a large-scale drama approximately demise and its prestige on the earth. Eko, an growing old despot, doubtless on a whim liquidates the complete scientific occupation, announcing that comfort – within the kind of music – is a greater approach with affliction than medicines or surgical procedure. A gourmand herself, she is aware nice tune is itself the distillation of discomfort and so intentionally exposes her maximum poet Tot to a lifetime of crime, poverty and humiliation with a purpose to extract from him his best work.
BLOK/EKO is the 1st end result of Barker’s place of abode as inventive Fellow on the college of Exeter (2010-2012) and the most section of his Plethora/Bare Sufficiency project.
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