Dream Makers | Riverbed Theatre’s 20th Anniversary

Riverbed has collaborated with some of Taiwan’s and America’s most influential visual artists. This project includes an exhibition of their “subconscious” paintings, sculptures, and video artworks. Participating artists include Su Hui-yu. Joyce Ho, Hsu Yinling, Zhang Enci, Craig Quintero, Carl Johnson, and Andrew Kaufman. The exhibition also includes artworks by literary collaborators, poets Hung Hung and Hsia Yu.

  • Exhibition Period:7 – 29 July 2018
  • Address:ESLITE GALLERY | 5F, No. 11 Songgao Road, Taipei 11073 Taiwan
  • Opening:3-5pm, Saturday, 7 July 2018

Since staging their groundbreaking “theatre of images” performance of Burnt Rice at Dun Hua Eslite Art Space in 1998, Riverbed Theatre has staged over 40 experimental theatre productions. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Riverbed Theatre is returning to Eslite with their new exhibition and total theatre production of Dream Makers: Subconscious Theatre at the Hsin Yi Eslite Gallery.

Enter Riverbed’s dream world and become a “dream maker”

Riverbed’s painterly scenic design and surreal imagery immerse the audience in an evocative dreamscape. With this production of Dream Makers, Riverbed is opening their creative process to the public, inviting visitors to actively work with Riverbed’s design team in building and painting the set. Participants get the behind the scene experience of learning Riverbed’s dream making techniques. Visitors can then enjoy the experience of seeing their “art in action” as Riverbed stages their premiere performance from July 27-29.

Over the course of the past twenty years, Riverbed has collaborated with some of Taiwan’s and America’s most influential visual artists. This project includes an exhibition of their “subconscious” paintings, sculptures, and video artworks. Participating artists include Su Hui-yu. Joyce Ho, Hsu Yinling, Zhang Enci, Craig Quintero, Carl Johnson, and Andrew Kaufman. The exhibition also includes artworks by literary collaborators, poets Hung Hung and Hsia Yu.

Regardless of whether you want to simply enjoy viewing the exhibition and the performance or to actively participate in the creative process, Dream Makers promises to be a unique experience. Come celebrate Riverbed’s twentieth anniversary and explore their surreal world. Step into the unknown.

Carl JOHNSON

Andrew KAUFMAN

CHANG En-Tzu

Joyce HO

HSIA Yu

Craig QUINTERO

HSU YIN-LING

SU Hui-Yu

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