Amit Drori
Savanna, A Possible Landscape

22 - 26 January 2013 / 19:45
The Pit


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Journey to an exotic landscape of moving sculptures, inhabited by an array of exquisite robotic animals - elephants, antelopes, giant tortoises, birds, snails and caterpillars.

Built to reflect human feeling and imagination, Amit Drori's handcrafted mechanical bestiary is made of wood and appears to come straight out of Leonardo da Vinci's imagination.

With its lifelike movement, beautiful paper-cut projections and atmospheric sounds, this intriguing production brings the African savanna into the theatre.

At the end of the performance you are invited to stay behind to look at the animals close-up, and to talk to the performers.

‘Ageless and enchanting.’ Badische Zeitung (Switzerland)

'The observation of animals is superb, gorgeously realised in mechanical detail. There are 'ohhhs' of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.' Independent ★★★★★

60 mins/no interval

Age guidance 7+

24 Jan
Post-show talk
Free to same-day ticket holders

Presented in association with London International Mime Festival

Conceived and directed by Amit Drori
Design by Noam Dover and Amit Drori
Projections by Michal Sara Cederbaum
Video design by Jérôme Vernez
Music by Gai Sherf
Animation and programming by Amit drori, Sylwia Drori and Inbal Yomtovian
Outside view by Talia Beck
Performed by Amit Drori, Laila Bettermann, Gai Sherf, Jérôme Vernez, Li Lorian

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Part of 2013 London International Mime Festival
Part of Families at the Barbican


Produced by Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne
Co-produced by Bonlieu Scène nationale Annecy and Culturescapes, Basel
With the support of Mamuta at the Daniela Passal Art Centre, Jerusalem

London International Mime Festival is supported by Arts Council England


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