i have loved the stars too fondly…

In this immersive installation of improvised light and sound, a single human body becomes an abstracted focal point – a disembodied drishti within an unfolding science fiction odyssey. The work explores states of transition and the synergy between light, sound and the body, offering audiences a meditation on time, perspective and the moment of death.

Developed through in-depth collaboration and a residency at EMPAC Rensselaer in New York, Rachel Arianne Ogle, Benjamin Cisterne and Luke Smiles have created a transcendental experiment in design. An external feed of radio communications and cosmic chatter manipulates both light and sound in real time. These are then shaped and responded to live by the artists, creating a unique and precarious experience in each performance.

* i have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night is part of a double bill with Memoir for Rivers and The Dictator. Tickets for this show enable entrance to both.

Presented by The SUBSTATION as part of Dance Massive 2019

i have loved the stars too fondly…

Rachel Arianne Ogle
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Fri 15 - Sun 17 March

7:00pm (30 mins)

1 Market Street, Newport

Tickets $25* $20¤ 
Full * Concession ¤

Warnings – Strobe lighting, loud music
Accessibility — Wheelchair access, companion card

Choreography & Performance
Rachel Arianne Ogle
Set, Lighting designer & Operator
Benjamin Cisterne
Sound designer & Live production
Luke Smiles (motion laboratories)
Costume designer
Thomas Alfred Bradley
Rachel Arianne Ogle
Mick Bello