Reassembled Slightly Askew

Fri January 5 - Sat January 13, 2018
Reassembled Slightly Askew

One Yellow Rabbit presents
Shannon Yee’s

Reassembled Slightly Askew

January 5 – 7 & 9 – 13, 2018 – 5:00pm & 7:00pm
January 5, 6 & 9 – 13, 2018 – 9:00pm
January 6, 7 & 13, 2018 – 3:00pm

St. Louis Hotel
430 8 Avenue SE

Part of the 32nd annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts

'a richly textured three-dimensional soundscape that affords us a profound and moving sense of what it might be like to have a brain injury — and recover from one.’ — Evening Standard

Reassembled, Slightly Askew is an immersive audio performance about Shannon Yee’s own experience of falling critically ill with a rare brain infection and her journey of rehabilitation with an acquired brain injury.

Audience members experience the show wearing headphones while lying on a hospital bed. Advanced audio technology makes the sound three-dimensional, causing listeners to feel like they are inside Shannon’s head, viscerally experiencing her descent into a coma, brain surgeries, early days in the hospital and re-integration into the world with a hidden disability.

Shannon Yee is a Belfast-based playwright and producer. Reassembled, Slightly Askew is her autobiographical audio-based artwork about her near-death experience and subsequent acquired brain injury, created with an interdisciplinary team of artists, her neurosurgeon and head injury nurse.

"A real-life ordeal, captured by a daring, disorientating artistic collaboration, which works brilliantly on so many levels…It should be available on prescription.”  — The Stage 

“offers all both humanity and insight, and a completely different theatrical experience.” — The Arts Review 

 

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