My Soul's Shadow
APRIL 23, 2015 – APRIL 25, 2015
"TO DESCRIBE MANUAL CINEMA AS JUST A SHADOW PUPPET SHOW IS TO SAY THAT PIXAR MAKES CARTOONS" - CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Celebrated Chicago-based company Manual Cinema presents an original piece commissioned by O, Miami: My Soul's Shadow, an immersive evening of live, cinematic shadow puppetry based on the world of twentieth-century Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Using hundreds of paper shadow puppets, six old-school overhead projectors, and an original score performed live by the chamber ensemble Nu Deco Ensemble, Manual Cinema transform a Little River // Miami warehouse dock through light and shadow into a fantastic landscape inspired by Lorca's surreal imagination.
Before the performance, audience members interact with art installations of light, shadow, and sound in an intimate outdoor courtyard.
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