New major work premiering in 2019
Five activists with intellectual disabilities hold a public meeting to start a frank and open conversation about a history we would prefer not to know, and a future that is ambivalent.
Weaving a narrative through the ethics of mass food production, human rights, the social impact of automation and the projected dominance of artificial intelligence in the world, The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes is about the changing nature of intelligence in contemporary society.
A theatrical revelation inspired by mistakes, misreadings, misleadings and misunderstanding, SHADOW reminds us that none of us are self-sufficient and all of us are responsible.
Creative Development Artists Andrew Livingston, Brian Tilley, Bruce Gladwin, Mark Cuthbertson, Mark Deans, Rhian Hinkley, Pippin Latham, Sarah Mainwaring, Scott Price, Simon Laherty, Sonia Teuben, Michael Chan & Victoria Marshall
The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes has been co-commissioned by Carriageworks, Theater der Welt, the Keir Foundation, the Thyne Reid Foundation and The Anthony Costa Foundation, supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus 1, with development support from the Geelong Arts Centre, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Une Parkinson Foundation, The Public Theater (New York City) and ArtsEmerson (Boston).
The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes was developed, in part, at the 2019 Sundance Theatre Lab at MASS MoCA.
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