City and the City is an audience-driven interactive play based on the novel by China Mieville that will be performed in January 2017.
Co-created and produced by Upintheair Theatre and The Only Animal With Inspiration from Darren Boquist’s Onsite Production of ‘How to Love’
Upintheair Theatre and The Only Animal are in the throes of developing an interactive performance based on the award-winning novel "The City and The City" by China Mieville. A mysterious murder threatens the very existence of two intertwined civilizations. What part do you play?
The first workshop with audience participation experiments was held November 14-21 at the Test Kitchen. Development continues based on the work of the artistic team and detailed audience feedback. Thanks to all who participated!
Director: Kendra Fanconi
Playwright: Jason Rothery
Workshop July 2016 and May 2017. Produced by Neworld Theatre.
Slated to open in June 2017 in Toronto.
King Arthur’s Night has been developed in part through The Collaborations – at Canada’s National Arts Centre, and through the Luminato Festival. We’re also working in partnership with the Down Syndrome Research Foundation.
This performance will be the result of manipulated field recordings and video footage of east Iceland coupled with footage from Vancouver, Canada, and inspired by the soundscape and landscape of each. The video is a continuum of Julie's exploration of vertical video. This will be the third expression of this exploration.
Emma Hendrix and Julie Gendron have been making interdisciplinary artwork together for more than ten years focusing on sound, video, and installation. The residency at Skálar, marks a return to a/v performance after nearly 10 years, following a recent appearance at Destroy Vancouver XVI earlier this year.
Emma and Julie will also be screening three works by well known Vancouver audio/video performers, Constantine Katsiris/Ian Ross, Trevor Jacobson/Tanya Goehring as The Automatic Message , and Michael Red/Vasho Pekar
Julie is also a digital strategist and interactive designer. Emma composes music for theatre, dance, video, and other creative collaborations. He is a non-profit consultant and previously ran VIVO Media Arts Center (Vancouver) for 13 years.
Julie and I will be at a residency at SKALAR in Seydisfjordur in East Iceland. We will be working on a new A/V set and presenting don't, stop at the FISH FACTORY CREATIVE CENTRE on August 13 and 14, 2016. The Fish Factory is located in Stöðvarfjörður
Iceland. We will present our 'work-in-progress' and the result of the residency on August 11, 2016 at HOF (Arstigur 6, Seydisfjordur).
Co-presented by Mochizuki Studios in association with Vancouver New Music, Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, Theatre Replacement, and VIVO Media Arts
Interdisciplinary performance by Cindy Mochizuki and Emma Hendrix with Sean Marshall Jr., Lexi Vajda, Roselle Healy, and Justina Vanovcan Directed by James Long.
Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016; Doors at 7:30pm, Performance at 8pm
Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre (7646 Prince Albert St, Vancouver, BC V5X 3Z4)
Tickets $20, Limited to 30 audience members/night