The Six Foot Platform: JENNY LAI AND BROKEN BOX MIME
THE SIX FOOT PLATFORM: JENNY LAI AND BROKEN BOX MIME
THE SIX FOOT PLATFORM
AN EXPERIMENTAL ART + PERFORMANCE PROGRAM PRESENTING BROOKLYN-BASED ARTISTS
ON A 6X6 PLATFORM
ON WASHINGTON STREET (@WATER ST.) –BROOKLYN’S MOST PHOTOGRAPHED BLOCK.
SUMMER SATURDAYS | 1 -8 PM
JULY 16: OUTSIDE IN
BY JENNY LAI AND BROKEN BOX MIME
Three whimsical and larger-than-life garment-sculptures are activated by contemporary mime performers to tell stories about our interior selves and undeniable connection with each other.
Jenny Lai is an artist and fashion designer exploring how clothing intersects with multiple mediums
from contemporary music to film, puppetry to dance. Jenny has been designing under the brand, NOT, for the last 10 years with the goal of making the physical experience of dressing a surprising and playful experience. Her designs have been shown at New York and Paris Fashion Weeks, at renowned concert halls around the world on today’s leading classical soloists, and in exhibitions at the Museum of African Design (South Africa), Design Indaba, Wallplay (New York), and The Community (Paris).
Broken Box Mime Theater(BKBX) is a collaborative theater company that performs original, contemporary short plays entirely through movement. Based in NYC and founded in 2011, BKBX reimagines French pantomime through the lens of contemporary US American theater. BKBX has toured to cities across the US, and taught physical storytelling in classrooms and theaters from NYC to Taiwan. Winners of Innovative Theatre Awards for Outstanding Movement/Choreography, Performance Art, and Ensemble.
PRESENTED BY THE DUMBO IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BROOKLYN ARTS COUNCIL.