Puppet Lab 2019: Week One: Devotion by Tara Fahey and A by Akiko
Sun., March 17 at 2:30 pm
- ASL Interpretation
Schedule and Tickets
Tix: $15 ($16.52 with fee). Call 612-721-2535 or Brown Paper Tickets: online or 800-838-3006 or 612-540-5385. Facebook: https://bit.ly/2XoKqRs
About the Show
March 15-17, 2019.
The first week of Puppet Lab features two works by two puppeteers. Devotion: The Early Years of Rachel Carson is an immersive puppet epic bringing us into Rachel Carson's early life. Experience the outpouring of Rachel’s devotion to the ocean, witness the struggles and successes that defined her life, and be transformed by the impact of her work, still reverberating in our world today. Its creator Tara Fahey is an artist, teacher and performer who has worked with Barebones Productions and Chicks on Sticks.
A is by Akiko, a multidisciplinary dancer, poet, collage artist, curator, and activist whose work reflects her experience as an immigrant woman of color, with an emphasis on community engagement and social justice. She has been involved in the Barebones Halloween Extravaganza, MayDay Parade, and Northern Spark. A for Akiko, Asian, Alien, Atomic bombs, American Dream, Away from home, At home. Weaving together shadow puppet, progressive collage, poetry, and dance, A explores white supremacy and white fear from an immigrant point of view.