Im-agined

Using an imagined voyage as its structural line, an arctic experiment with uncertain credentials will be sending back messages trying every possible means to contact us and connect with us.
“scant transmissions due generator problems.”

Is the voyage real? Are the messages to be trusted? Are the images verifiable or are they photos of images from some ancient ice cave?

“RESEND. DO NOT UNDERSTAND”

This fictional voyage and its attempt to communicate (with us) will be the basis of this piece, but the nature of its real purpose is was what is termed “hush-hush,”

"REPEAT LAST MESSAGE"
COLD AND SNOWING

REPEAT LAST MESSAGE

HULL CRACKED IN HEAVY SEAS
MAJOR FLOODING
74.21N / 74.21N / 91.93E / 91.93E
NOW ABANDONING SHIP

MSG RECEIVED

DO NOT UNDERSTAND

is that mermaid in the grass skirt singing ?

come again, come again, come again



Concept: Joji Inc
Mise en scène, scenographie, lumières: Jim Clayburgh
choreographie: Johanne Saunier
Interprétation: Anna Massoni, julie Verbinnen, johanne Saunier
Musique, Sound design: Hillary Ziper, joshua Fineberg
Designer textile/ costume : Anke Loh
Texte: Jeffrey jones
Video: Kurt d'Haeseleer
Animation Lumalive : Benjamin Lasserre
Ingénieur son : Sylvain Geoffray
Narwal: lucile Bertrand

Durée: 30 min
Production : Joji Inc. Avec le soutien de la ville d' Eindhoven, 'City of Light 200 et de la SACD

Les costumes ont été par Anke Loh assistée d' Audrean Been, professor de fashion design avec le soutien de la Faculty Development Grant from Columbia College Chicago. Philips Lumalive a collaboré avec Joji inc pour explorer les possibilitiés d'utilisation du textile Lumalive dans un spectacle. Les textiles Lumalive fabrics sont incorporés dans les costumes des danseurs et dans le décor.

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