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"Lovers Fragments"

a new multimedia performance-concert created by

Johannes Birringer with Leo Aristimuso, John Cook, Hilary Cooperman, Tara Peters, Imma Sarries-Zgonc, Catherine Satterwhite, Shannon Steen, Mariko Ventura, and Margaret Werry, and with musicians Andre Marquetti, T.Weldon Anderson, Michael Deutscher, Steve Ivan, Peter Mueller.

concept and choreography by Johannes Birringer and AlienNation Co.
music by - Andre Marquetti
visual sculptures by Mariko Ventura
film/videography by Johannes Birringer, Leo Aristimuso, Patricia Sotarello, and Mariko Ventura.
photography by - Patricia Sotarelllo
additional text by - Luis Alfaro, Reinaldo Arenas, Teresa Cordenas, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Marguerite Duras, Nara Mansur, Jeanette Winterson, & the ensemble

US premiere: Act I, April 15, 1995 Cleveland Performance Art Festival, Cleveland
US premiere: Act I-III, May 5, 1995 Barber Theatre, Northwestern University
US premiere: Act IV, December 15, 1995 Blue Rider Theatre Festival, Chicago

film premieres:
Europe: Act I, April 21, 1995, Border Tensions, Guildford, England
N. America: Act I-II, May 23, IFTR, Montreal, Canada
Latin America: Act IV, December 22, Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba


a film-concert/installation directed by Johannes Birringer
in collaboration with Leo Aristimueo, Tara Peters, Imma Sarries-Zgonc, Mariko Ventura.
original music created by -Andre Marquetti
with - T.Weldon Anderson, Michael Deutscher, Steve Ivan, Peter Mueller

Lighting design/technical director - Elaine Molinaro
photography/videography by - Leo Aristimuno, Johannes Birringer, Patricia Sotarello, Peter Mueller, Craig Roberts, Mariko Ventura.
costume design by - Janice Pytel
texts by - Reinaldo Arenas, Leo Aristimuno, Johannes Birringer, Teresa Cordenas, Marguerite Duras, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Nara Mansur, Margaret Werry.
production/stage management by - Tamira Sperling

First created for the Fourth Blue Rider Theatre Festival, Chicago: December 15 - 17, 1995

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