The man who flew into space from his apartment

Pinchbeck, Michael and Baynton, Rachel (2016) The man who flew into space from his apartment. [Performance]

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Abstract

An immersive slideshow inspired by an installation by Russian artist Ilya Kabakov. A guest performer follows instructions on wireless headphones they have never heard before in front of an audience of ten. The audience becomes the ten characters in Kabakov's work. The performance draws on notions of escape and makes a journey, like Kabakov, between east and west, flying and falling, attempt and failure. Commissioned by hÅb Arts (Manchester) and Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. Developed at First Bite, Forest Fringe and Hatch. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Keywords:Narrative, Devising, Dramaturgy, Immersive theatre, Visual Art, Photography, Authorship, Theatre, Performance, Practice as Research
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W440 Theatre studies
W Creative Arts and Design > W400 Drama
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts (Performing Arts)
ID Code:24352
Deposited On:05 Oct 2016 14:21

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