Caught somewhere between a TED talk and a coming-of-age action thriller, this solo, autobiographical theatre performance explores the rarely discussed world of drone warfare, and why the Iron Man films might just be the perfect metaphor.
Owl is the right age to join the military, but he’s also a geek. He’s not a soldier, but he does play a lot of video games, and that’s got him thinking. As he looks back over his childhood, examining the links between masculinity, technology and warfare, he finds himself asking the question: would he use a drone?
Owl Young is a director, live artist, video editor and one third of Bring You Own, a new theatre collective from the South East. BYO combines the cultural, the political and the academic to create multi-disciplinary work that matters, all the while encouraging new audiences to interact with art and performance.