'In the Name of the Father' is a movie based on a true story in which Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis) is kept imprisoned for 15 years due to false accusations of being responsible for an IRA bombing.
While trying to prove his son innocent Conlon's father gets arrested and put to prison too.
The audio-video performance dialogue is set within a rhythmic apposition of made up syllables placed on a split screen grid.
AV-samples taken from the movie are punched into the predefined slots representing the nature of communication when misused or even abused.
The conceptual aim of this performance is to depict how constructed opinion at times demands for certain action to be taken - no matter at what cost.
With regards to the Anti-terrorism legislation effected in several countries after September 11th, 2001 and bot the the foundation as well as the social acceptance of prisons like guantanamo - in the name of social security - make it impossible to distinguish between use and abuse of power.
Constructed opinion demands for and is provided with the evidence required to prove it. The destruction of the very nature of dialogue thus forms a dictatorship of opinion.
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