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.
- This festival event has passed.
November 6, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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