Norwegian Arts Council


These are some of the photographs I took last year for Aldateateret who are a Norwegian theatre company. The production is called Gilgamesh. It is a 5000 years old story of a king who thinks he is immortal. He was the king of Uruk in Babylonia which is what is now known as part of Iraq. He lived in about 2700 BC.

The production was being workshoped in a dance studio in London for four days before I photographed it and was partly funded by the Norwegian Arts Council. The team of people that worked on the production are martial artists, gymnasts, dancers, musicians and physical theatre specialists and were chosen for their skills, to perform fights as a tool to tell the story.

©2009 Stuart Allen. All rights reserved

©2009 Stuart Allen. All rights reserved