Abortion Robot on Stage in Poland, 2018

 

December 2018,
On the invitation of director Maja Kleczewska and CHOTKOWSKI Lukasz, Women on Waves participated with the play BACHANTKI in the Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw. We gave a workshop to the actors. As part of the play the actress ALEKSANDRA BOŻEK performed every week in front of the Polish parliament. The actress read the statement of Simone Weill at the day France voted to legalize abortion in 1973. She also performed the Women on Waves press statement with the request to be heard by the constitutional court in front of Polish parliament. The performances were life streamed on social media.
During the play the Abortion Robot entered the stage and provided the abortion pill to one of the actresses. The group also did an action to rename the central square in Warsaw " the legal abortion square".
The play created a lot of media attention.

Abortion Robot in Bachanti Warsaw Poland
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