An installation-performance for young audiences (4+) and adults. Tim Spooner will be presenting the first manifestation of his new show The Assembly of Animals. Young audiences and families will be able to experience both the spectacle and the inner workings of an installation of delicately composed elements. Puppetry, magic and scientific-demonstration combine into a kind of performed sculpture. On a slowly expanding stage, mysterious visions of amorphous objects, luminescent liquids and magnetic dogs will emerge from the darkness, then gradually reveal their mechanics. “Mesmerising” (Theatre Wales) “I keep coming back to the feeling that what I saw was not exactly a person but some kind of other thing” (Bellyflop Mag)
Tim is an artist working in painting and live shows. Since 2010 he has been making and demonstrating collections of puppets or performing sculptures, presenting them in vibrating compositions of living and inanimate matter, sound and electricity. These shows aim to expand understanding of the physical world by revealing something of its inner life.