Start in the middle
‘Life of Brian’ – women in beards
My current story sets up that being a wolf isn’t desirable – expected punishment for rabbit
Thatcher – get people to buy their own council house – labour converted to conservative – rabbits converted to foxes – wolves would want to convert rabbits, would be a very harsh move
Topic/theme – middle hot thing, identity, social advancement
Must renounce what’s left behind
colour palette – middle conflict
Gentile wolf family
Parents to be convinced
What is it about wolf life that’s attractive? Not a wolf, you’re a nobody, everyone pretending to be a wolf
Compromised animals who aren’t being themselves
Prey instinct – resolution?
anything – imbalance – people join in – what do they sacrifice?
‘Wolf in sheep clothing’ – opposite story
Simple – house = rabbit death world, heads on wall, skin rugs ect.
superseed wolves? – Animal Farm
Demonstrate why it’s better to be a wolf
TENSION – mask gets you through the door, once through then what?! – May, Trump!
Does the rabbit do a better job than actual wolves?
Aung San Suu Kyi
Moral question – what are you willing to sacrifice?
Jung – redefining identity
- wolf family – challenge ideology/world view
2 opposites – 2 sides 1 character – wolf/rabbit
Why does the rabbit want to be a wolf ? – upper class have leisure/industry because they eat meat, don’t have to eat all the time/forage, unlike rabbits
Throwing the cat among the pigeons is a British idiom used to describe a disturbance caused by an undesirable person from the perspective of a group.
Wolf mask reveals wolf – sociopolitical – not born as – socially fabricated – rules/conventions
CONTRAST – needs to stay awkward
Rabbit about to bite rabbit meat – duck at door
Could leave it on a series of options for the audience – keep it slightly loose
Society – post war British – social mobility, don’t have to work in factories anymore – ascend social ladder – problems changing social identity – (also family)
Ralph Steadman – Dad and baby – rabbit creates better life for himself though may alienate himself from rabbit world
Science about happines – always on same scale pretty much – lotter/injury – wolves just as miserable
CORE ASPECT – MESSAGE
start things up – get resonance
Sacrificing self to advance – what do you have to sacrifice? – nothing is free (no meal is free)
2 groups: money and power group, and artist and lovers – contrasts two world views then sees behind curtain – not all that great
limited colour – fascism – red, white, black
dinner table – simple design!