You Crossed the Line

You Crossed the Line

I Chose to Stay

 

Part 1

Aim: Preconceived stereotypes about the types of people in dv situations

http://youtu.be/b1snwKeW7yw

 

Ideas

Add labels to stereotypes section – hanging around neck? T-shirts? Wrapping self in fabric?

 

Part 2

Aim: Story of what happened

 

Script:

Kitchen

Your shoulder

My arm

My upper arm

Shouting

Screaming

Silence

 

You crossed the line

I chose to stay

 

Bedroom

Head

Pillow

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Shouting

Sleep

No

Pillow

No pillow

 

You crossed the line

I chose to stay

 

Bedroom

Hand

Elbow

Arm

Pressure

Nose

Nose

Face

Venom

Spit

Shut the fuck up

 

You crossed the line

I chose to stay

 

Bedroom

Sex

Lost

In the

Moment

There

And there

And there

And

Ohhhh

Now you have to suck my cock

 

You crossed the line

I chose to stay

 

Lounge

Screaming

Kitchen

Shouting

Bedroom

Shouting

Shouting

Hand

Hand

Upper arm

Upper arm

Fingers

Pressed

Arms

Bruised

Push

Back

Wall

Hold

Shouting

Screaming

Pushing

Bruising

Bruising

 

You crossed the line

I chose to stay

 

 

You said it was over

You chose to leave

I wanted to stay

 

Ideas

Use make-up to mark body?

Use computer voice to speak script?

 

 

Part 3

Aim: Mental health approach to dv

 

Ideas

Hangers suspended at slightly different heights

‘Clothe’ hangers with baby / children’s clothes so each ‘child’ appears to be standing on the ground

 

Ideas

Engage with each ‘child’ as part of this conversation

 

Guante

10 Response to the phrase Man Up

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFoBaTkPgco

 

Ideas

Feels a bit of a ‘weak’ ending … how to convey – do you get it? Isn’t it obvious?

 

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