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An information towers and two actors, one from Hangzhou the other from Suzhou is the cornerstone of a sculpture project in development. "Shaky Information" is one of several dramas that Theatre Three Taihu stones gives ...

Teater Tre Taihustenar, Röhsska Museet Göteborg. Skulptur av Torsten Jurell

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The theater is digitally controlled. A motor drives the operating mechanism. The marionettes can move and gleam their eyes. Everything happens to the tones of a theatrical music. Programerin, sound mixing, technique is created at the  Royal Institute of Art. The installation has been shown at the  Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm and Pickled Art - Unit One Gallery, 798 Art district, Beijing 2010 and in developed form they are currently exhibited at Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts, in Gothenburg, Sweden, October 8, 2011 - february 19, 2012.

 

 

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"Two weeks later Zhang Xuejiao was in my studio to shoot some portraits of me for this book. When she showed me the result of her work, I saw, in a series of rapid-fire images, how I was gradually becoming enveloped in the linen cloth that I was embroidering and painting – and so the idea was born to make a stage with moving puppets, like a real stage, a sculpture.

.."   Good News From the Lower World

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"MY FIRST MEETING with the photographer Zhang Xuejiao was a comedy of errors. I was attending an opening day event for a photographic exhibition in district 798, the huge art zone in Beijing. Zhang Xuejiao was standing there with a glass of wine in her hand and, as I made to introduce myself, she thought I was toasting her health. It was an auspicious start. Two weeks later Zhang Xuejiao was in my studio to shoot some portraits of me for this book. When she showed me the result of her work, I saw, in a series of rapid-fire images, how I was gradually becoming enveloped in the linen cloth that I was embroidering and painting – and so the idea was born to make a stage with moving puppets, like a real stage, a sculpture." (From the book "Good News From The Lower World!" Karneval  2010.) Photo: Zhang Xuejiao

Long before the daybreak

arrived to our city

The Theatre

The Stage

Not much

Actually very tiny

middle of the square

they put it up

incredible!

All this happened when we were still in our dreams

But you've probably already heard about it!

 

 

 

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