Kathryn Hamilton

Kathryn Hamilton

Get to know British performance maker Kathryn Hamilton, the founder and director of the New York-based company Sister Sylvester. Kathryn uses theater as a platform to address social issues. Her latest production, They Are Gone But Here I Must Remain, examines the relationship between art and rebellion. Kathryn spends half the year in New York and the other half in Turkey, where she is a member of KÖŞE, an art space in Istanbul.  Listen in — it’s a good bet you haven’t met anyone like her!
Photo by: Maria Baranova

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  • […] I saw only one Incoming-show, but that was enough to get the idea: They Are Gone But Here I Must Remain, by Kathryn Hamilton and her group Sister Sylvester. Hamilton spends half her time in New York, half in Istanbul, where she used to have her own theater called KÖŞE (corner). KÖŞE was shut down by the Istanbul police, after a period of ostentatious intimidation by Turkish fascists and the police themselves. They Are Gone is not about gender and race, but ‘examines the relationship between art and rebellion’, as observer Sandi Klein put it. […]

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