Residency: Cloud Eye Control

CNP hosts a four-week residency with multimedia performance group Cloud Eye Control to develop their latest work, Half Life

A lamentation of fierce urgency, the latest multimedia production from Cloud Eye Control is an imagistic, visceral work inspired by the nervous fear felt in the wake the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Half Life explores the psychological fallout of global disaster, and how it affects our emotions, imaginations, and collective sense of safety.

Cloud Eye Control is a Los Angeles-based multi-disciplinary performance collective comprised of Miwa Matreyek, Anna Oxygen and Chi-wang Yang. Integrating animation, experimental theatre, pop music, and puppetry; their work fuses screen and stage to create inventive hybrids of animation and performance. Their work has been presented both nationally and internationally.

Half Life is produced in partnership with and managed by Los Angeles Performance Practice.

Half Life is currently in development with support from the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project,  the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital, primarily supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with additional funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the LEF Foundation.

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