CPH STAGE: ‘We Who Live Backwards’ is a multi-media look at being a refugee – The Post

CPH STAGE: ‘We Who Live Backwards’ is a multi-media look at being a refugee

May 31-June 2, 21:00, June 3 17:00, June 4 15:00; Sort/Hvid, Cph V; 125kr

A VR journey of discovery from a sparky individual (photo: Jonas Eng)
May 25th, 2017 3:00 pm| by Stephen Gadd
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Like thousands of other fugitives, Marwan Arkawi fled from Syria to Sweden, where he ended up seeking asylum. But Arkawi resists being just ‘another refugee’ – he insists on being an individual.

Digging deeper
In ‘We Who Live Backwards’, Arkawi takes us on a journey to discover life as a refugee as it is, helped by VR-glasses and headphones.



The play digs deeper to show what it implies on a personal level for a human being to flee; no more talking about refugees, now it’s time to talk with them.

‘We Who Live Backwards’ is a co-operation between Den Osynliga Teatern and Dramaten in Stockholm.