Performance: Insomnia in a Daydream
Monday 14th March 2013, for immediate release
“Poetry for the Senses”
“Insomnia in a Daydream”
Fresh from Auckland Fringe landing into Basement Theatre
What keeps you real?
'Insomnia in a Daydream' is a new theatrical production created by Juliet Shelley, gus Simonovic and Siri Embla (Lovers Walk – a Poetic Journey in Eight Scenes). On a backdrop of inspirational visuals Peter Brierley-Millman and soundscape composed by Lawrence Brock (AKA Dubtext), gus and Siri are bringing to life a stage-dream of kinetic and oral poetry. A sumptuous feast for all your senses, mind and heart.
The statistics show that 57% of people are affected by sleep difficulties. With more than a quarter of the population suffering from a chronic sleep problem, insomnia is highlighted as a major public health issue. On a large scale, the world we live in is faced with increasing uncertainty and threats which further impact on our already volatile and vulnerable existence. As a result, we sleep less, we dream less. We don`t get enough rest – but, we keep going. Insomnia takes its toll, in many forms. Fueled by coffee, sugar, energy drinks, alcohol or any other modern drug of our choice, our society is becoming more exhausted and more and more delusional.
What happens when Insomnia
spreads its fingers into our day-life? When, not only eating
our dreams away, it impacts on our imagination and enters
our last refuge – our daydreams.The reality, as we know
it, is reduced to an iridescent bubble made of our
illusions, fears and half-wishes. In an attempt to protect
ourselves from this condition we are sent into a different
'Insomnia in a Daydream' is a multimedia theatre performance exploring the layers of that new reality. What happens when you cannot sleep? What happens when you cannot daydream. Is it a gift, or a curse? 'Insomnia' takes you for a dive into the subconscious mind - personal, interpersonal and universal.
you real? Insomnia in a Daydream. Duration :
video teaser : www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gID8W4e-EY
Printable Reality presents : “Insomnia in
When: 21st March, 6pm ( double bill with Aotearoa Found in Translation )
22-23rd March 2013, 7pm
Where: The Basement, Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
Book tickets: www.iticket.co.nz $15/$10
more info : www.printablereality.com