Play by David Henry Hwang
Scenic Design by Andrés Poch
Tonight, I've finally learned to tell fantasy from reality. And, knowing the difference, I choose fantasy.
Having Gallimard start the story from jail, I wanted to keep the show as a memory play. Therefore, research centered around how the Chinese world could come into the jail space and highlight the level of fantasy Gallimard lived under.
Following the teachings from Joseph Cornell, I created a three-dimensional collage using found objects to explore the themes and visual elements from the show.