A storyteller is a soothsayer, an evangelist, a touchstone, an oracle.
Six years ago, James returned from the first Gulf War. Explore James’ mind as his vision fails and his past collides with his present. PRY is an app hybrid of cinema, game and novel that reimagines how we might move seamlessly among words and images to explore layers of a character’s consciousness. Open or shut James’ eyes, pull apart his memories, or read his thoughts infinitely scrolling in every direction.
Within a feedback loop between choreographer Anne Burnidge and her troupe and Samantha, this performance’s central themes were uncovered: body as figurative and literal structure. Both visuals and text reference architecture devices and processes found in the blueprints of several cathedrals. Through movement and words, these elements are poetically mapped to the body.