No Plastic No Meat Thanks!
from Belgium Theater Cantina to Mountains of Serbia
The Laika Theatre Group, based in Antwerpen, Belgium, uses food to look at the changes and struggles our souls face in a typical “fast-food” industrial society, the modern day workers and consumers exploitation, done by fast food giants, the likes of Mc-Donald and KFC.
Directly engaging the audience, the stage was designed around us, the actors and singers were dancing, running, flying so we can fully sympathize with their troubles. A suffocated worker, or a fish farm cruelty, sterilized cloths, face-less silver of a Cantina, a painfully soul-less world that knows not of Beauty. In Spain a ‘cantina’ is a bar near the railway station where you can have a quick snack, in Serbia ‘cantina’ is a University's or a large factory's restaurant where one can find cheap lunch each day. In Belgium, where a Theater Group Laika comes from, ‘kantine’ would be a cheerless space where people eat communally...