Combining storytelling, object theatre, puppetry, pop-up and art installation elements, Slovakian puppeteer Katarina Cakova weaves together short symbolic stories to create an allusive, thought-provoking mediation about a search for acceptance, peace and one’s natural place in the world. Island Home has a strong visual narrative with minimal dialogue.
At the end of the performance, the audience is invited to explore the objects as the set turns into a small cabinet of curiosities.
Katanari is a visual artist, solo performer and maker collaborating on various theatre and scenic projects with main focus on visual storytelling.
The piece has a strong visual narrative and little to no spoken dialogue. There is use of complex soundscapes to inform the story. Transcripts of songs’ lyrics, and descriptions of each piece are available to collect at the Basement.