Russo, Maria Eva

Russo, Maria Eva

Maria Eva Russo

31 March 2012Feature

A trainee rebel clown reports

While researching strategies of engagement ‘designed to generate individual and social change’, I came across the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (CIRCA). A ‘bigshoe camp’ (recruitment workshop) was on the horizon. What a great opportunity for a researcher to ‘go native’!

It was an exciting morning at the Buddhist Centre in Bethnal Green. There were 25 officers-to-be, all with the ‘aura of gusto’.

Corporeal Calon, Trwper Twp and Capten Cyboli, our clown masters,…