Scenes of Love Etude

Scenes of Love Etude
Wei Ying-chuan
2002/5 Crown Arts Center Taipei The 8th Crown Arts Festival

This is a brutal comedy, performed in 1995 and received tremendous positive feedbacks. In the year of 2002, the performance was reenacted in response to the series of activities “When We Talk About Love.” Two actors, two actresses, and four scenes: a woman fails to pursue a homosexual man; the affection of two lesbians; the encounter of a straight couple; the joyful union of two gay men. The performance simulates different types of relationships through popular and play interpretation to show the power struggles, emotional conflicts and ideal fantasies beneath the surface.