What they're saying:

"Quirky delight....one of those shows you hope to stumble across, an oddity and a revelation."
- Financial Times

"Artistic miniatures full of life and emotion – a poetic sensation."
- Augsburger Zeitung

"Gerling has achieved nothing less than a new form of theatre."
- Theater der Zeit

Details

Written and Performed by
Volker Gerling


Winner of the Total Theatre Award for Innovation and Playing With Form,
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2015

One Yellow Rabbit and Theatre Junction GRAND Present

Portraits In Motion

Volker Gerling


Tickets for Portraits In Motion are available exclusively through the Theatre Junction GRAND box office at theatrejunction.com or 403.205.2922

Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flip books and an intrepid traveller.

Since 2003 he has walked over 3,500 kiolometres throughout Germany, inviting people to visit his travelling Flipbook “thumb cinema” exhibition and creating flipbook portraits of some of the people he meets along the way.

In the show, Portraits in Motion , Gerling shows the audience a selection of his favourite portraits by holding each one under a video camera so that its moving images are projected onto a large screen. In a series
of enchanting and precious moments the people he photographed come to life on screen as he shares the heart-warming and moving stories behind each encounter.

Winner of the Total Theatre Award for Innovation and Playing With Form, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2015.

Tickets for Portraits In Motion are available exclusively through the Theatre Junction GRAND box office at theatrejunction.com or 403.205.2922

Portraits in Motion from Aurora Nova on Vimeo.

IN THE NEWS

Walk This Way: Portraits In Motion.  Volker Gerling discusses his journey across Germany and all things flipbook, with Stephen Hunt.  To read the article, click here.

Volker Gerling sits in studio with CBC's Home Stretch on January 19.  To listen to the interview, click here.   

Jon Roe of Swerve magazine covers Portraits in Motion in his article Five facts about Portraits in Motion before it opens next week on January 10th.  To read the article, click here

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