Interview with author of Augusto Boal and Joker System
29 Jan 2012 13:00
Arman Tiran’s book on Augusto Boal and Joker system is just published by Afraz Publications as the first Iranian research on this subject. Accordingly we had a short interview with the author of this volume.
IBNA: Augusto Boal (16 March 1931 – 2 May 2009) was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, a theatrical form originally used in radical popular education movements. Boal sought a theatrical technique by which the spectator could join in the performance. Known as the Theater of the Oppressed, this theatrical method is distinct as its ultimate goal is to draw common people to the stage.

Arman Tiran’s book ‚On Augusto Boal and Joker System‘ is published in 144 pages by Afraz Publications. As the title suggests, the book introduces Boal’s concept of Joker System. Tiran is professor of theater as Islamic Azad university of Shiraz and writer of a number of plays. MORE