36 Dramatic Situations
May 28 - June 11
Opening Reception: May 28, 7-10 PM
LOUIS V. E.S.P.
140 Jackson St. #4D
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Supplication ♦ Deliverance ♦ Crime pursued by vengeance ♦ Vengeance taken for kin upon kin ♦ Pursuit ♦ Disaster ♦ Falling prey to cruelty/misfortune ♦ Revolt ♦ Daring enterprise ♦ Abduction ♦ The enigma ♦ Obtaining ♦ Enmity of kin ♦ Rivalry of kin ♦ Murderous adultery ♦ Madness ♦ Fatal imprudence ♦ Involuntary crimes of love ♦ Slaying of kin unrecognized ♦ Self-sacrifice for an ideal ♦ Self-sacrifice for kin ♦ All sacrificed for passion ♦ Necessity of sacrificing loved ones ♦ Rivalry of superior vs. inferior ♦ Adultery ♦ Crimes of love ♦ Discovery of the dishonour of a loved one ♦ Obstacles to love ♦ An enemy loved ♦ Ambition ♦ Conflict with a god ♦ Mistaken jealousy ♦ Erroneous judgement ♦ Remorse ♦ Recovery of a lost one ♦ Loss of loved ones
"Now to this declared fact that there are no more than thirty-six dramatic situations, is attached a singular corollary, the discovery that there are in life but thirty-six emotions. A maximum of thirty-six emotions, and therein we have all the savor of existence..."
-Georges Polti, "The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations, 1916
Organized by Scott Kiernan
J Parker Valentine
Thomas Torres Cordova
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