Subject: Interstitial Theatre May Screening
Interstitial Theatre presents: “The City Projects” by Ryan Irilli and Liz Copland
Screening:Thursday, May 5th, 2011 at 8pm
1701 First Ave. South, Seattle
“The City Projects” is a series of animations that adds depth to the people of this world. It gives meaning to their existence and creates the sense of internal conflict. The first installment, which will be screening at Interstitial Theatre, is a letter from a lonely transplant of a major metropolis that desperately misses the familiarity of her rural hometown. She writes her reminisce to her dear brother back home, caring for his mother and tending to their land.
Ryan Irilli and Liz Copland’s work merges technology and computers with traditional sculpture and drawing. Since the onset, their method has been to focus on using materials to create miniature worlds in which stories take place. Stop motion animation brings these worlds to life, as painstaking as it may be, and captures the hand of the artist at work through every imperfect gesture. Irilli and Copland are graduates from the DXARTS program (Irilli) and the Ceramics program (Copland) at the University of Washington and are now based out of San Francisco.
Interstitial Theatre is an artist run project curated by Kira Burge and Julia Bruk , and features artists who are making relevant contemporary video art.
Interstitial Theatre’s May screening with Ryan Irilli on May 5th from 8-11pm
at RustiQue Studios, 1701 First Ave. South (3rd floor) in Seattle, WA.