Monday, November 06, 2006
Svankmejer's Faust and Who Booth Revelations
On Wednesday, November 1, Fishbon Event Lab commandos were treated to a rare screening of Jan Svankmeyer's amazing puppet and claymation enhanced version of the Faust legend. Set in contemporary Prague, actor Petr Cepek is handed a map on the streets of the city; it leads him to a shabby courtyard, a puppet theatre, and a bruising encounter with the powers of evil. Later in the evening, agents previewed selected takes from the Fishbon Apocalypse Who Booth. The four questions: Who are you? What do you want? What is your greatest fear? and What is your power? yielded a range of interesting and provocative responses.