The Assembly of Animals is a performed sculpture which combines puppets, objects and scientific demonstrations. Children and adults alike are invited to witness the inner workings of a laboratory as it searches for life in material.
A series of red curtains are drawn to reveal an intricate sequence of operations bringing to life a fragile universe of animals within animals.
At the centre of it all is the shape of the animal: a head, a body and four legs. The shape gets taken apart, enlarged, shrunk, rearranged into different versions and stretched to the edges of recognition.
Adaptable to different contexts, this unique work has been seen in theatres, galleries and festivals both in the UK and Europe and will continue to tour in 2015/16/17.
Produced by Artsadmin for Bamboo supported through the EU Culture Programme. Co-produced by TJP-Centre Dramatique National d’Alsace-Strasbourg. Funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Additional support from Cambridge Junction.
There are performances of Assembly of Animals at Llandudno Town Hall ay 1.00pm / 3.00pm / 5.00pm on Sat 24th Sept and 12.00pm / 2.00pm / 4.00pm on Sun 25th Sep.
To reserve a space, book in advance at buytickets.at/llawn or come to the the Festival Hub. There will also be some spaces held for walk-ups for each performance.
“Absolutely fascinating, undeniably bonkers” Flossie Waite, Children’s Theatre Review
“Tim is an artistic inventor, and uses basic physics and a surrealist imagination to create this carefully constructed world, the delicacy of which requires consistent marvelling and leaves children entertained throughout” Theatre Bristol Writers
“It was really refreshing to expose my young daughter to something so mysterious and visually stimulating as opposed to so much of the saccharin rubbish she has to put up with most of the time” Parent of young audience member