A hybrid performance–part documentary, part conjuring, part performance art–this multimedia piece is a tribute to the late Dennis Palmer, a self-taught, avant-garde musician and painter of the American South. More…
Using live audio and video mixes, original animation, archival texts, storytelling, and dance, two performers tune in to the vibrations of their departed friend, and explore the boundaries of memory and embodiment. In the generous spirit of Dennis Palmer, all performances of are free of charge and open to the public.
“The show is a boisterous, irreverent invocation of Palmer and his passions…It’s a seemingly bottomless delight, constructed along the weird logic of an internet rabbit hole, with each bit of footage seeming to inspire the next…When you die and your work on earth is left behind, I pray that you get a tribute like this. Imagine your friends carrying on your experiments after you, showing off your best stuff and giggling at your old jokes.” Full Review
See it if You are interested in the history of the South in the 60s/70s. Dynamic, ambitious storytelling. Paints a rich portrait of a colorful life.
Don't see it if You are seeking out a traditional piece of theatre. Dislike multimedia-driven work.
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