Tucked away in the window of a city café, something curious is stirring. All across the city, in a moment of wider social and cultural upheaval, curious hidden worlds are shifting and revealing their secrets. A bespoke new kinetic sculpture artwalk with dates in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.
MANIPULATE Festival #14 DIGITAL FESTIVAL
Experience boundary-pushing visually led performance, broadcast direct to your home. For the first time in 2021, MANIPULATE presents a digital performance programme spanning visual and physical theatre, animation, puppetry, aerial and contortion, alongside workshops, social events and discussions.
DAY 2 / DIGITAL FESTIVAL THE LONELY SAILOR WEATHER REPORTLONELY SAILORS
Anchored on stories of dissolving, shifting and stillness: far out to sea, where land-based networks begin to crackle and skip on the boundaries of their limited existence, our lonesome sailor sits, moderate at first, then rising slowly. A unique digital collaboration for the Covid-19 between leading South African animators, puppeteers and theatre-makers.
DAY 2 / DIGITAL FESTIVAL BALLAD OF THE CRONELEONOR ESTRADA FRANCKE
A physical theatre performative lecture about connections, inheritance and loss. A cooking show that is an attempt to understand what holds us apart and what brings us together. An intimate psycho-magical documentary.
DAY 2 / DIGITAL FESTIVAL ILL-LITKASIA ZAWADZKA
“Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” – Edgar Allan Poe. A powerful aerial and physical theatre performance using the Japanese art of shibari (rope bondage) exploring mental health, cycles of repetition and the struggle to break out.