THE STAGE     Article:  "Lyn Gardner: New voices challenge our idea of ‘good’ theatre"

THE STAGE

Article: "Lyn Gardner: New voices challenge our idea of ‘good’ theatre"

   MUBI.COM     Article:  ".. Craigslist Allstars  does not revolve around solely sexual, gender and social archeology but also tests formal limits of docu-reality setup and performance art."    .

MUBI.COM

Article: "..Craigslist Allstars does not revolve around solely sexual, gender and social archeology but also tests formal limits of docu-reality setup and performance art."

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   THE TIMES     Recommendation:  "Cock, Cock.. Who's There? listed as best take on male gaze"

THE TIMES

Recommendation: "Cock, Cock.. Who's There? listed as best take on male gaze"

   DAILY GRINDHOUSE     Review:  "...CRAIGSLIST ALLSTARS is a deeply fascinating piece of work from a fearless artist."

DAILY GRINDHOUSE

Review: "...CRAIGSLIST ALLSTARS is a deeply fascinating piece of work from a fearless artist."

   EXEUNT MAGAZINE     Review:  "..quite possibly the best thing on at the Edinburgh Fringe this year… The result is piece of art that’s far more nuanced, intelligent in its consideration of sexuality and femininity than the vast majority made on the subject.”

EXEUNT MAGAZINE

Review: "..quite possibly the best thing on at the Edinburgh Fringe this year… The result is piece of art that’s far more nuanced, intelligent in its consideration of sexuality and femininity than the vast majority made on the subject.”

   CINEUROPA     Interview:  "Cineuropa talked to up-and-coming artist Samira Elagoz about her feature debut  Craigslist Allstars , docu-fiction and the male and female gaze"

CINEUROPA

Interview: "Cineuropa talked to up-and-coming artist Samira Elagoz about her feature debut Craigslist Allstars, docu-fiction and the male and female gaze"

   VICE     Recommendations:  "Our favorite IDFA films by female film directors"

VICE

Recommendations: "Our favorite IDFA films by female film directors"

   AMBULANTE.ORG     Review:  "..With visual brutality and stoic explanations full of irony, the artist submerge us into this social research, that reveals why sexuality and power are gender issues. ."

AMBULANTE.ORG

Review: "..With visual brutality and stoic explanations full of irony, the artist submerge us into this social research, that reveals why sexuality and power are gender issues. ."

   GLAM CULT     Interview: "  Samira Elagoz confronts the trauma of #metoo."

GLAM CULT

Interview: " Samira Elagoz confronts the trauma of #metoo."

   FINNISH DANCE IN FOCUS     Interview:  "The moment I started working with camera changed everything"

FINNISH DANCE IN FOCUS

Interview: "The moment I started working with camera changed everything"

   The Independent     Interview
   The Reviews Hub     Review: “(★★★★ ½  )  turns an archeological gaze on its audience, sexual violence, and itself.”

The Reviews Hub

Review: “(★★★★½ ) turns an archeological gaze on its audience, sexual violence, and itself.”

   BERLIN ART LINK     Interview:  "One artist, however, was ahead of the game: Samira Elagoz. Elagoz has been using the digital sphere to explore the effects of rape culture since 2015."

BERLIN ART LINK

Interview: "One artist, however, was ahead of the game: Samira Elagoz. Elagoz has been using the digital sphere to explore the effects of rape culture since 2015."

     T    HE SKINNY     Interview: " Theatre in the Age of #MeToo"

THE SKINNY

Interview: "Theatre in the Age of #MeToo"

   REKTO VERSO     Publication:  Stranger Odyssey

REKTO VERSO

Publication: Stranger Odyssey

   LIST.UK     Review:  “ ( ★★★★★ )   Cock Cock  becomes a statement of fierce defiance without ever raising its voice to a shout.

LIST.UK

Review: ( ★★★★★ ) Cock Cock becomes a statement of fierce defiance without ever raising its voice to a shout.

  SCOTSMAN    Review:  “  ( ★★★★)  ..there’s an ultimate sense that consensual intimacy is still a beautiful thing"

SCOTSMAN

Review: ( ★★★★) ..there’s an ultimate sense that consensual intimacy is still a beautiful thing"

   HET PAROOL     Interview:  “Samira Elagoz made a performance that is extra relevant in the light of the #metoo”

HET PAROOL

Interview: “Samira Elagoz made a performance that is extra relevant in the light of the #metoo”

   THE STAGE     Review: “ ( ★★★★)  ..engenders discomfort and forces us to question our own prejudice.”

THE STAGE

Review: “ ( ★★★★) ..engenders discomfort and forces us to question our own prejudice.”

   BEFORE AFTER     Interview:  Craigslist Allstars at Beldocs festival

BEFORE AFTER

Interview: Craigslist Allstars at Beldocs festival

   NYT.FI     Interview: " Craigslist Allstars contains one of this years finest movie scene"

NYT.FI

Interview: "Craigslist Allstars contains one of this years finest movie scene"

   IDFA     Article:  "“It's uncomfortable to watch. People make personal films about family issues but who really dares to make a film like this, to put something really at stake and play a game with that. Is it a feminist film? It's perhaps a perfect example of a female gaze.”

IDFA

Article: "“It's uncomfortable to watch. People make personal films about family issues but who really dares to make a film like this, to put something really at stake and play a game with that. Is it a feminist film? It's perhaps a perfect example of a female gaze.”

   TROUW     Interview: " Performance about rape, but not a victim story"

TROUW

Interview: "Performance about rape, but not a victim story"

   MEDIUM     Review: " R. Buckminster Fuller, a global thinker from way back in the pre-internet era, said: “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”And that is what Ms. Elagoz has done in “Cock, Cock…Who’s There?”

MEDIUM

Review: "R. Buckminster Fuller, a global thinker from way back in the pre-internet era, said: “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”And that is what Ms. Elagoz has done in “Cock, Cock…Who’s There?”

   YNET     Review: " an inspiring documentary show and one stronger woman than ever before"

YNET

Review: "an inspiring documentary show and one stronger woman than ever before"

   IndeBuurt     Recommendations: “ What not to miss at La Breda”

IndeBuurt

Recommendations: “What not to miss at La Breda”

   FEM-FEM     Recommendations:  “Must see films at IDFA”

FEM-FEM

Recommendations: “Must see films at IDFA”

  DE MORGEN    Recommendation:  "Five must-see shows at Theater Aan Zee festival"

DE MORGEN

Recommendation: "Five must-see shows at Theater Aan Zee festival"

   SUPERBALIST     Interview: " The film itself is a masterpiece in improvisation.. What is most refreshing about Elagoz and her work is not just its naked honesty, but also its ability to candidly subvert the narrative of being a woman captured and portrayed by a man.

SUPERBALIST

Interview: "The film itself is a masterpiece in improvisation.. What is most refreshing about Elagoz and her work is not just its naked honesty, but also its ability to candidly subvert the narrative of being a woman captured and portrayed by a man.

   Toute La Culture     Review: “ She succeeds, she finds the moment, she confronts herself and confronts us. A complex proposal that we do not come out of unscathed.”

Toute La Culture

Review: “She succeeds, she finds the moment, she confronts herself and confronts us. A complex proposal that we do not come out of unscathed.”

   730review     Review: “( ★★★★★)  ..intimate and raw while simultaneously being clinical and distanced. Part experiment, part film, part f*ck you...This is the kind of theatre I want to see.”

730review

Review: “( ★★★★★) ..intimate and raw while simultaneously being clinical and distanced. Part experiment, part film, part f*ck you...This is the kind of theatre I want to see.”

   THEATERMAKER MAGAZINE     Interview: " The camera is my partner in crime"

THEATERMAKER MAGAZINE

Interview: "The camera is my partner in crime"

   HS.FI     Interview:  “..when you have seen the work you can’t but join its praisers. This is unlike anything you’ve seen before.”

HS.FI

Interview: “..when you have seen the work you can’t but join its praisers. This is unlike anything you’ve seen before.”

   HET PAROOL     Interview: " Craigslist Allstars an IDFA-favourite and one of the most exciting films at the festival"

HET PAROOL

Interview: "Craigslist Allstars an IDFA-favourite and one of the most exciting films at the festival"

  EPISODI.FI    Review: ( ★★★★★ )  "Masterful, Craigslist Allstars is a true pearl"

EPISODI.FI

Review: ( ★★★★★ ) "Masterful, Craigslist Allstars is a true pearl"

   Shakespearetidsskrift    Article: “One of the most important show of the year

Shakespearetidsskrift

Article: “One of the most important show of the year

   HBL     Review:  "Breathtaking"

HBL

Review: "Breathtaking"

   The Gap Magazine     Interview: ".. the Finnish performance artist talks about the Internet as a platform for women, feminism and intimacy."

The Gap Magazine

Interview: "..the Finnish performance artist talks about the Internet as a platform for women, feminism and intimacy."

   DER STANDAARD     Review:  “…Elagoz’s self-presentation very intelligently exposes a taboo subject.”

DER STANDAARD

Review: “…Elagoz’s self-presentation very intelligently exposes a taboo subject.”

   i:D Magazine     Recommendation:  "Craigslist Allstars is "one you absolutely must see this week"

i:D Magazine

Recommendation: "Craigslist Allstars is "one you absolutely must see this week"

   SOUNDVENUE     Review: ( ★★★★★)  "The result is an indispensable documentary debut, that is not easy to categorize."

SOUNDVENUE

Review: ( ★★★★★) "The result is an indispensable documentary debut, that is not easy to categorize."

   RUSKEAT TYTÖT     Interview
   THE JERUSALEM POST     Interview:  “Though film and television are rife with representations of romantic exchange, Elagoz’s take on these meetings is utterly unpredictable.”

THE JERUSALEM POST

Interview: “Though film and television are rife with representations of romantic exchange, Elagoz’s take on these meetings is utterly unpredictable.”

   THE YOUNG PERSPECTIVE     Review:  “  ( ★★★★ )  This is a hard-hitting, graphic and difficult piece of theatre..”

THE YOUNG PERSPECTIVE

Review: ( ★★★★ ) This is a hard-hitting, graphic and difficult piece of theatre..”

   VOLKSKRANT     Interview:  “Raw yet elegant”

VOLKSKRANT

Interview: “Raw yet elegant”

   EUROPEAN CULTURE NEWS     Review:  “A very complex and remarkable work in which, above all, humanity is the focus.”

EUROPEAN CULTURE NEWS

Review: “A very complex and remarkable work in which, above all, humanity is the focus.”

   FOCUS KNACK     Review:  (  ★★★★ ) "She assembles and edits all this into a film that is as raw-realistic as it is frivolous, as moving as it is funny, as dramatic as it is optimistic."

FOCUS KNACK

Review: ( ★★★★) "She assembles and edits all this into a film that is as raw-realistic as it is frivolous, as moving as it is funny, as dramatic as it is optimistic."

   DOPPIOZERO     Review:  "To make the investigation interesting is not so much the ambiguous line of demarcation between truth and fiction already experienced by many contemporary performances, but rather the provocative forcing of many stereotypes on an already widely discussed subject."

DOPPIOZERO

Review: "To make the investigation interesting is not so much the ambiguous line of demarcation between truth and fiction already experienced by many contemporary performances, but rather the provocative forcing of many stereotypes on an already widely discussed subject."

   ONET     Recommendation: Craigslist Allstars in Poland!

ONET

Recommendation: Craigslist Allstars in Poland!

   IRISH TIMES     Recommendation:  "What to see at Dublin Fringe?"

IRISH TIMES

Recommendation: "What to see at Dublin Fringe?"

   DE STANDAARD     Interview:  “If one piece captures the complexity of #metoo, it is 'Cock, Cock ... Who's there?' from Samira Elagoz. “

DE STANDAARD

Interview: “If one piece captures the complexity of #metoo, it is 'Cock, Cock ... Who's there?' from Samira Elagoz. “

   Desist Film     Review: “ Craigslist Allstars is a postmodern tale of the loneliness of man.”

Desist Film

Review: “Craigslist Allstars is a postmodern tale of the loneliness of man.”

   PW MAGAZINE     Recommendations for Impulstanz Festival

PW MAGAZINE

Recommendations for Impulstanz Festival

   THEATERKRANT.NL     Review: “(★★★★★ )  hyper-personal research is layered and universal”

THEATERKRANT.NL

Review: “(★★★★★ ) hyper-personal research is layered and universal”

   THEATERKRANT.NL     Review: ( ★★★★★)  "Sincerely and with much vulnerability, she questions sexual role patterns."

THEATERKRANT.NL

Review: ( ★★★★★) "Sincerely and with much vulnerability, she questions sexual role patterns."

   DER STANDARD.AT     Review:  “A piece that hits the spot. Men should look at it gratefully.”

DER STANDARD.AT

Review: “A piece that hits the spot. Men should look at it gratefully.”

   LOVE & ANARCHY     Review: " An accurate term for Elagoz’s movies would be “human gaze”. Craigslists Allstars deconstructs the male gaze without putting men under the “female gaze”. The camera is in conversation, the gaze shifts. It’s not a battle which gender’s gaze it is about.

LOVE & ANARCHY

Review: "An accurate term for Elagoz’s movies would be “human gaze”. Craigslists Allstars deconstructs the male gaze without putting men under the “female gaze”. The camera is in conversation, the gaze shifts. It’s not a battle which gender’s gaze it is about.

  FALKE MAGAZINE    Review: " One of the top10 Theatre works of 2017”

FALKE MAGAZINE

Review: "One of the top10 Theatre works of 2017”

   AAMULEHTI     Review: ( ★★★★)  "performance raises rage, anxiety and disbelief.. In her presence there is power and strength you rarely see."

AAMULEHTI

Review: ( ★★★★) "performance raises rage, anxiety and disbelief.. In her presence there is power and strength you rarely see."

   Ramsay Burt     Review:  “Here is a strong demonstration of the female gaze in action.”

Ramsay Burt

Review: “Here is a strong demonstration of the female gaze in action.”

   SESSIO.FI     Interview: "Finnish films at CPH:DOX"

SESSIO.FI

Interview: "Finnish films at CPH:DOX"

   TEATROECRITICA     Review:  "..on the lens of the camera and on her body, in a powerful documentary between autobiography and fiction.."

TEATROECRITICA

Review: "..on the lens of the camera and on her body, in a powerful documentary between autobiography and fiction.."

  KNACK MAGAZINE    Interview

KNACK MAGAZINE

Interview

   THE SICK OF THE FRINGE     Review:  “Raw yet exquisitely composed.. unapologetic in presentation of the female artists’ desires, bodies and experience..”

THE SICK OF THE FRINGE

Review: “Raw yet exquisitely composed.. unapologetic in presentation of the female artists’ desires, bodies and experience..”

   HIGHSNOBIETY     Article:  "Blooom Award Winners"

HIGHSNOBIETY

Article: "Blooom Award Winners"

   BRUZZ.BE     Interview

BRUZZ.BE

Interview