Fringe in Sketch 7: UNARMED (Arielle Pina)

As part of Phindie’s coverage of the 2015 Fringe Festival, Aaron Krolikowski is attending a series of shows and sketching what he sees. Here’s what he saw at a performance of Arielle Pina’s UNARMED. [Shiloh Baptist Church, 2031 Montrose Street] September 11-13, 2015; fringearts.com/unarmed.

Read a Phindie review of UNARMED

See more sketches from this performance at thesketchbookreporter.com.

The beginning of the show. All are at rest. On stage (Alexa Byrd and Will Colella). And on the floor (Michael Pusey)

The beginning of the show. All are at rest. On stage (Alexa Byrd and Will Colella). And on the floor (Michael Pusey)

Dancer Evelyn Langley holds the American flag, while dancer Rebecca Redele watches

Dancer Evelyn Langley holds the American flag, while dancer Rebecca Fedele watches

Michael Pusey is wrapped in an American flag and carried out by the dancers Evelyn Langley and Rebecca Fedele. Will Colella plays guitar.

Michael Pusey is wrapped in an American flag and carried out by the dancers Evelyn Langley and Rebecca Fedele. Will Colella plays guitar.

Our American flesh is bound with historical stains. Five bodies create a mirror and reflect America’s failure to confront racism and the irreversible cultural divide by Arielle Pina. Involving live music and dance at the Shiloh Baptist Church in South Philadelphia.

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Aaron Krolikowski

Aaron Krolikowski is cartoonist. See the world through his pen at interview-press.com and see my sketches at thesketchbookreporter.com.