William Shatner’s image from the original Star Trek series speaks on the subjects of contemporary art and science. Phil Soltanoff (director), Rob Ramirez (systems designer), and Joe Diebes (writer) have created a dynamic, video Shatner oracle by meticulously cataloguing William Shatner’s words from the original Star Trek series. Together, the artists attempt to bravely make Captain James T. Kirk expand our universe.
Is about public space. It reacts to public space with choreographed movement. Choreography is created in response to the specific qualities of a particular space and thus SITSTANDWALKLIEDOWN is a movable feast—its concept remains the same but its particulars change based on where it’s constructed.
Directed by Phil Soltanoff in collaboration with Compagnie 111 of Toulouse, France. It features 4 juggler/acrobats and a basic geometric element — a plane.