Kjell Theøry | Graham Foundation | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

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When: Feb. 3-4 2017

Developed during the past two and a half years by Chicago-based collective ATOM-R (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality), the performance piece Kjell Theøry bores virtual holes in the traditional theater experience. Housed in the ballroom of the Graham Foundation, the work makes extensive use of wall projections, live streams, and algorithmically generated text to create a layered, hypnotic dream space. Its four performers engage with technology on a visceral level, drawing the familiar tools of iPhones and MacBooks into a luminous collaborative dialogue between human bodies and machines programmed to speak to them. Continue reading >>

Price: $15, $12 students

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