Script: Detainee: Please tell me when it's my turn to speak because I don't know what's going on here. Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Ashley Hunt, Katya Sander and David Thorne.

Artist’s film clip, excerpt. Part of 9 Scripts From a Nation at War.



Readers: Kyle deCamp, Kouross Esmaeli, Judy Greene, Patricia Hoffbauer, Dan Hurlin, Jesal Kapadia, Taisha Paggett, Lloyd Porter, George Emilio Sanchez, Mike Sperlinger

Running Time: 4 hours 4 minutes 28 seconds Combatant Status Review Tribunal Transcripts, pages 002954–003064. Tribunals conducted between July 2004 and March 2005 at the U.S. military prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Document of a four-hour public reading held at the Judson Memorial Church, New York City on March 11th, 2007. A group of 8 persons reads the transcript of 18 of the Combatant Status Review Tribunals. based on the transcripts available on the U.S. Department of Defense website. The readings make audible a record of quasi-legal proceedings that had been closed to public scrutiny. The readers rotate roles throughout the performance, variously embodying the figure of detainee, personal representative, Tribunal president, Tribunal member, translator, narrator, recorder and audience member.