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Vine of the Dead

by Jim Findlay

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Vine of the Dead explores the place and meaning of ritual in the 21st century by attempting to communicate across the divide between life and death. The piece is foremost a live performance event in which Obie and Bessie Award-winning director, designer, and performer Jim Findlay and interactive “maker”/hacker and designer Ryan Holsopple use technology to conjure alternate realms of perception and consciousness. The performance channels personal experiences of death and transcendence while exploring the spirituality of skepticism. A complementary visual art installation follows each performance presenting “ghost traces” of the live events as a gallery presentation.

Estimated Project Dates

Spring 2016

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