In Moscow will talk about Georgian-Abkhazian war from the faces of the children


Photo: “Rhymes”

In Moscow will show “Rhymes” the book of Georgian writer Tamta Melashvili. The story follows several days in the life of two 13-year-old girls during the Georgian-Abkhazian war (1992-1993). About it “” according to the organizers of the project.

Director — Eugene Berkovich. The music was composed by Dmitry Burtsev, reworked in the tradition of Georgian folk singing women’s European and American hits of the early 1990s. the Design of the production worked Ksenia Sorokina, she has created original installations and the dolls that refers to the works of Georgian artists, including Niko Pirosmani.

“Who is to blame, that girl running from dogs through a minefield? That woman burns the things of his dead son? That baby looks like a rag doll? Georgians, Abkhaz, Russian? In modern warfare, which is diplomatically called “conflict” to these questions the answer is no. But it is in the eyes of those people whom this has happened,” — say the creators of the show.

The play can be seen on 13 and 14 October in boyar chambers in the STD.

“Rhymes” was released in 2015. This is the debut Melashvili. For it the author received the German literary prize in the category youth books and Georgian literary award SABA.

The Georgian-Abkhazian war was fought in Abkhazia in 1992-1993. Due to numerous armed clashes between Abkhaz and Georgian military people moved EN masse, with large areas almost completely deserted. Hundreds of thousands of civilians, mostly Georgians, were forced to leave their homes. Losses on both sides amounted to about 8 thousand people, both military and civilian. On 14 may 1994, the sides signed in Moscow the agreement on a cease-fire.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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