Premiere season October 10 - 26 2013, Carriageworks
In October 2007 Marou Awanis, 49, and Geneva Jalal, 30 were shot dead on a busy Baghdad street by contractors from Australian company Unity Resources Group when their car allegedly "failed to stop". Their deaths dragged Australian companies into a furious international debate on the ever-increasing role of private contractors in war zones, a highly controversial development in Iraq and other theatres of the so-called War on Terror. version 1.0 use this incident as a starting point for a wide ranging performance investigation of war and commerce, and the implications of this for our democracy.
Devised by: Sean Bacon, Irving Gregory, Jane Phegan, Paul Prestipino and Kym Vercoe
Performed by: Irving Gregory, Jane Phegan and Kym Vercoe
First stage development: Sean Bacon, Zindzi Okenyo, Jane Phegan, Paul Prestipino, Kym Vercoe, David Williams
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