THE QUAKE (UFO and SLOW ASCENT) – A ‘noir’ puppet performance at IDEAL GLASS 22 East 2nd Street, NYC.
Direction/ concept: Anna Kiraly
Set design: Anna Kiraly and Kuba Gontarczyk
A multi-disciplinary artist from Hungary residing in New York, Anna Kiraly’s visual designs have been seen throughout Eastern Europe and for the past decade in New York. Anna graduated from the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts. She creates set, costume and video design for productions. Anna received the Arts Link Grant (SOROS Foundation), the NEA/TCG Program for Designers (2003-2005) and the TCG New Generations program with the Talking Band. Her theater design work was included in the 2007 Prague Quadrennial Exhibit. Her installation work has been featured among other venues by Lower Manhattan Cultural Center and The Drawing Center. She created her own visual puppet piece SLOW ASCENT and UFO IN K at St. Ann’s Warehouse (under Dan Hurlin’s guidance) both of which won the Jim Henson Foundation’s support.