Current and Upcoming Projects
The Capsule Residency:
Installation on Carriage Back
January 2013 forward
Call for proposals now open!
This project consist of the structural redesign of an iron framed horse carriage into a mobile, malleable, water-tight enclosure that will be continually readapted by visiting installation artists as part of a artist residency program in New Orleans.
In the past this carriage base has been adapted to become a mobile museum for art works from international and local artists. The successful proposal will not only include an basic from, but include suggestions for lighting, interior and exterior finishes, color, and creative use of locally sourced material. To learn more or apply, click here.
The Black Forest Fancies are designing a line of illuminated puppets to be used in future mardi gras endeavors. These puppets are ventre to be light weight, 12 feet tall and like nothing that Mardi Gras has ever seen.
March 2013-March 2015
The Black Forest Ensemble has developed an international theater company residency swap focusing onthe fabrication and performance of a new style of "Tableau Vivant". Tableaus have historically been fabricated to suit one still lifeusing living actors and three dimensional installations. TV Nouveau is a culturally recognizable tableau featuring a third wall which drops mid performance to reveal an unexpected atmosphere which provides a new context for the actors focusing on archetypes in a state of flux and cultural paradigm.
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