As strange and surreal as its title suggests, Astronomy For Insects is an unnerving dance macabre from a country in the throes of change. It's the free-fall logic of dreams and nightmares, a sci-fi world of ominous, outlandishly costumed characters, giant columns of light, and thrumming sound that sends shivers up your spine. Astronomy for Insects website.

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Work type: Mime.


BlackSkyWhite's performances are always magical sights, an alarming clash of beauty and terror. They tell no story, reveal no plot, they reflect reality through distorting mirrors, travelling the thin line between our outer and inner worlds. The company's previous production, The USSR Was Here, won the Critics’ Prize at the 2001 Mimos Festival. London Premiere. Run time 70 mins with no interval.Company Blackskywhite. Director Dimitry Aryupin.
18 Jan 08 to 22 Jan 08Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
listing details L01140805726
18 Jan 08 to 22 Jan 08ICA, Inner London :: V205
listing details L01314181682

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