Using the Arts to Combat Extremism
What makes young men vulnerable to extremist ideology? Can the arts play a role in combatting the problem? Javaad Alipoor is a UK- based performer, writer, director, and creator of Believers Are But Brothers, an award winning production that blends traditional theatre with new media to explore the world of online extremism. He spoke to The Daily about this innovative work which includes interacting with theatre audiences through their mobile phones.