Tag: light design

Summer highlights

Dear Visitor, make the best of your summer! From Tuesday the 28th June until 10th of July Gangplank meeting in Rijeka with Bruno Pocheron and myself. This is a meeting for technicians, designers, and performing artists, and in-depth participative research about show control and inter-media communication in staged arts and installation. Should you be interested, get in touch!

Do not miss the Impro Xchange festival at Dock11 Berlin, 15-26 of July 2016. I am happy to be doing lights for the series of events.

And last but by far not least, Come and see Julyen Hamilton and his group, Allen’s Line with the performance ‘Mud like gold’ 28-31th of July at Dock11 Berlin!

Upcoming:  Performing Space 2 (a six days workshop on using the resonant space as a nurturing ground for improvisation and set performances) 24-29 October 2016 LaborGras Berlin, By Gabor Csongradi and myself. Save the afternoons, more information will follow.

Doos

Doos is an adventure with Mr. Hat, a curious, brave and child-like character who dives into imaginary worlds and captivates the audience with strange, exciting and funny escapades.
In his newest adventure, Mr. Hat’s imagination sees him diving into a simple cardboard box only to find wild weather, crazy creatures, a most unusual choir and a wonderful voyage through space.

https://vimeo.com/110708883

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On Being Ill

On Being Ill is a sound and movement installation piece, played in a theater. The subject of the installation is illness, and its starting point is the book from Virginia Woolf with the same title. It is an accompaniment into absence, with an eye on all the non-communicated content of illness.

The narrative is a journey along the spine, embodiment of several conditions of illness, and where the illness is never an end point, a result to evaluate, merely a starting point. The body and the mind too is always looking for new alignments instead of judging the current condition. Could society perhaps adapt to such an agility too, turning its back to the good old dualistic habit of judgement?

The project is a research of presence, and is directed to explore the possible mental and emotional states resulting of acute physical condition. On Being Ill is driving our attention to the content of certain conditions, releasing them from their dogmatic brackets of dictated value. Throughout the piece the event of a ritual naturally happens.

This is the first movement performance I have directed in an assignment-based collaboration in which content, editing and dramaturgy (light and staging) was my responsibility. This methodology encouraged me to envision and direct further movement performances using my visual arts educational background.

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