The Mud Is the Flower

by Vanita Monk

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The Mud Is the Flower
Or: How I Killed my Mother and Father

A radio play by Vanita and Johanna Monk
With music by Boterklontje

A surrealistic violent dark comic incest rape revenge fantasy
CONTENT WARNING: incest, sexism, violence


released May 2, 2020

Vanita Monk as The Daughter
Johanna Monk as The Narrator, The Beloved and The Father
Margje Ottevanger as The Mother and The Singer
Linda Nijboer as The Judge and The Executioner

All music composed, decomposed and recomposed by Johanna Monk
All music performed by Boterklontje
Vanita Monk: Electric guitar, voice
Linda Nijboer: No-input mixer, electronics
Johanna Monk: No-input mixer, effects, computer

Except three songs:
arranged by Johanna Monk
performed by Johanna Monk and Margje Ottevanger
“Is That All There Is” by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
“Be My Husband” by Andy Stroud
Cantata BWV 106 "Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit" by Johann Sebastian Bach

All music, voices and sounds recorded and produced by Johanna Monk
Recorded at De Nieuwe Ruimte, Rotterdam, November & December 2019

Cover art by Vanita Monk
Cover design by Johanna Monk

Script by Vanita & Johanna Monk,
published in their 2008 novel Antarctica
© 2008 by Vanita & Johanna Monk
Monastery Books and Records

Story and concept by Vanita Monk


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