The piece depicts Ophelia, a character of Shakespeares who ended her life by drowning. The hauntingly beautiful image was originally projected into a basin in the church for people to gather around and witness its unfolding. In this years Altered the projection will be shown in St. James's church in Aslackby from Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th of May.
The McGuires are an award winning husband-and-wife team who have created astounding visual and theatrical pieces and installations, exhibited in cultural institutions and international galleries. They have also produced commercial pieces for places such as Harrods and Madison Avenue. Their collaborative work explores majestic stories and fantasy atmospheres, bringing seemingly static material to life through digital projections and silent storytelling. Winners of The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award 2013, Davy & Kristin McGuire‘s work has included theatre productions such as The Icebook and the atmospheric stage adaptation of popular fantasy novel, Howl’s Moving Castle. Their latest award winning theatre show The Paper Architect premiered in July 2013 at the Barbican London.
Ophelia's Ghost will be exhibited at St.James's, Aveland Way, Aslackby, Lincolnshire, NG34 0HZ.
Dates: Saturday 2nd May 10am - 7pm
Sunday 3rd May 11am - 7pm
Monday 4th May 11am - 7pm.
To view our online programme please go here: http://www.artsnk.org/wp-content/uploads/Altered-Flyer.pdf
For more information and to view the McGuires gallery please visit their website: http://www.davyandkristinmcguire.com/index.html
Text taken and adapted from Davy and Kristin McGuires personal website.