LIQUID SKY/Direction/May 2018

Bassline Circus & SUE ZUKI
in association with FERAL


Premiering 26/27th May Take Me Somewhere Festival, Tramway,

Braw festival 7th September, Glasgow


LIQUID SKY is a new piece of visual theatre exploring the interface between sonic art and aerial circus, within a laser light scenography.
Titled as an homage to the cult 80s movie and a famous laser visual effect, the
performance takes inspiration from Doris Lessing’s feminist Sci Fi novel ‘The
Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five’ about an epic escape to


Audiences are immersed in an otherworldly environment that sits between an AV concert and a live art happening.
Hypnotic and ritualised movement on the ground and in the air is paired with a ‘Dark
wave’ live set from sonic priestess SUE ZUKI, whose throbbing synthetic hymns and
mesmeric vocals will raise the congregation into a fizzing euphoria

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How should we reach where the light is,
Come where delight is?

High on the peaks light changes,
Hope ranges.

How may we go there
Climb in the air there

Up, up, up from this flat land,
Into the high land

That is our way…

The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five – Doris Lessing

Music composition/performance SUE ZUKI
Lasers+ Set design Jack Wrigley
Circus artist/choreographer Aedín Walsh
Direction/costume  Bex Anson
Produced by Feral

In association with Bassline Circus, FERAL and NTS radio
Supported by Tramway, Cirkus Cirkör and Take Me Somewhere



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