In 4D CINEMA, Mamoru Iriguchi performs live with a host of fantastic Hollywood movie stars – many of whom are now dead, focusing on Marlene Dietrich. Set in a cinema and employing black and white classic film clips and newly filmed footage, 4D CINEMA is a performance piece that explores what is live and what is recorded and fixed eternally on film; what they mean to us in this day and age and where new technology blurs actual and virtual realities.
Read Mary Paterson’s interview with Mamoru on our blog to find out more about the show.
Toying with the boundaries in multimedia, using digital imageries both as a means of critiquing tired ideas and as a way of escaping them, Iriguchi is constantly physicalizing the digital. – Amelia Forsbrook, Exeunt Magazine ★ ★ ★ ★ on Mamoru Iriguchi’s Triple Bill at The Place
4D CINEMA is a Chelsea Theatre commission for Sacred. The development has been supported by Arts Council England, Frankfurt LAB, The Place, Artsadmin, National Theatre Studio and GOlive.
Mamoru is a performance maker and theatre designer. His performance work including Pregnant?!, Into the Skirt (Mousonturm commission, Frankfurt), Projector/Conjector (Aerowaves Priority Company 2014), One Man Show (The Place Prize commission) and Painkillers have toured in the UK and internationally. His theatre design includes Mincemeat (Cardboard Citizens, Best Design, Evening Standard Theatre Awards). Mamoru is an Artsadmin associate artist 2012-15 and an associate artist at Summerhall.
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26-27 November, 19:30