Thursday, 25 June 2009

Roaming: Oliver Hymans

Oliver Hymans is a theatre artist, performer and a teacher.

Oliver is interested in the spaces in which performance happen, and is committed to exploring work in unusual or non-theatre spaces. He is the co-founder and artistic director of animate:SPACE, dedicated to infusing life in the forgotten spaces of the city.

With the company, Oliver was recently commissioned by the Barbican, in collaboration with their blockbuster show ‘Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity until Now’, to create a new performance (‘Draw Me Baby’) in the unique space of The Window Gallery, in Central London.

Past projects include: video design on ‘The Cows Come Home’ by Zeb Fontaine (Udder Belly @ Brighton Fringe Festival 2008); production assistant on ‘The Other is You’(Brighton, Berlin, Groningen; 2007) with internationally renowned performance company Station House Opera; scenographer for ‘Palm Grove Tales’ (Kerala, India 2006); designer and director for animate:SPACE: ‘Draw Me Baby’ (Barbican / The Window Gallery London 2007), ‘Spillage’ (Act Art 5 2006.

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