about the artists
Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas (France/UK) are the creators of Eurohouse (2016) and Palmyra (2017). They are Associate Artists of MAYK (Bristol).
about the show
Inspired by the destruction of the ancient city of the same name, Palmyra is an exploration of revenge, the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric.The piece premiered at the Edinburgh Festival 2017, where it was awarded the Total Theatre Award 2017 for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form. Other awards include the Stockholm Fringe 2017 Grand Prix and the ‘Best of BE’ Festival Award.
Palmyra was included in The Guardian’s Top 10 Theatre of 2017.