SIDEREUS NUNCIUS set, costume & prop design

sketches & photos grom the production of Sidereis Nuncis Delfos Dance Company, music: Javier Torres Maldonado, set , costume & prop design: Eloise Kazan.

SIDEREUS NUNCIUS
Delfos Dance Company,  Mexico City 2009.
choreography; Claudia Lavista & Victor Manuel Ruiz
music: Javier Torres Maldonado
set, costume & prop design: Eloise Kazan
video: Mario Villa
photos: Martin Gavica
 
 
 
Sidereus Nuncius is a multidisciplinary project jointly commissioned by the Festival Internacional de Musica y Escena, the Festival Internacional Cervantino in Mexico and GRAME in Lyon, to form part of an international year-long celebration of astronomy that took place in 2009 and coincided with the 400th anniversary of the first recorded astronomical observations with a telescope by Galileo Galilei.
 
I tried to design a space that would be a suitable playground for this exercise, a cross between a planetarium, a church, a science laboratory and an Ed Wood style film set. The costumes were likewise a mix of monk’s cloaks, lab coats, 16th and 
17th century pieces and sci- fi costumes.
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