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CURIOSITY & RITUALS OF THE EVERYDAY

In addition to the international exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre and John Curtin Gallery,
a festival program of exhibitions and events is presented by craft artists, galleries, art spaces and craft groups in support of the IOTA21 themes.

From Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia.

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String Symphony

6 November @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, String Symphony, Giant marionette puppet made from PVC pipe and rope, 4m x 2m x 0.5m, Photographed by Danica Zuks, Designed by Leon Hendroff

Leon Hendroff, Rebecca Bradley

Created by Australia’s renowned puppetry company, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, with designer and puppet maker Leon Hendroff, String Symphony is a large-scale, interactive performance installation that uses puppetry to explore connection, community, and collaboration. At the core of our being is the desire to feel connected. We all want to belong, to find our place, and to celebrate the threads that connect us all.

String Symphony is the story of Leor’s awakening and discovery of both himself and his connection to others. Hand-woven using more than one kilometer of woven rope, the giant marionette is suspended within a 5metre truss. Illuminated from the inside by 600 hundred LED lights, Leor truly comes to life when 10 community volunteers each take a string and work together.

Told in three distinct acts, Leor’s adventure unfolds with the help of the narrator, puppeteers, and original music score.

Performances: 3:00pm, 4:30pm and 6:00pm

Each performance runs for approximately 45-60 minutes, including an artist talk.

Image: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, String Symphony, Giant marionette puppet made from PVC pipe and rope, 4m x 2m x 0.5m, Photographed by Danica Zuks, Designed by Leon Hendroff

Details

Date:
6 November
Time:
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Venue

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
1 Short Street
Fremantle, Western Australia 6056 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9335 5044
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