acrylic on layered plastic
each, 9 x 14'
In the winter-spring of 2010, I collaborated with The Copycat Theatre and numerous artists on a multi-room, multi-performance/installation piece called 'Rooms Play.'
The audience, instead of watching a linear stage-like performance from a fixed point of view, passed through a labyrinth of about 20 rooms, designed/ installed/ and performed-in by several artists in such a way that a general narrative could develop, yet was a completely unique experience for each viewer.
The layout of 'Rooms Play' followed two general themes: Joseph's Campbell's monomyth, layered with the course of the human digestive system.
I created a thunderstorming forest, utilizing timed strobe lights, a thunderous audio track, a bridge-keeper - collaborating performer Monica Mirable, and the occasional splash of rain from yours truly behind the scenes.
Watch 'Duodenum / Crossing of the First Threshold' Room below
(apologies for poor video quality)
Click HERE to watch 'Rooms Play' in its entirety (51:03)
Video by Guy Werner