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edgar allan poe The Maelstrom

May 1, 2007

The Maelstrom
Edgar Allan Poe
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The ways of God in Nature, as in Providence, are not as our ways; nor are the models that we frame any way commensurate to the vastness, profundity, and unsearchableness of His works, which have a depth in them greater than the well of Democritus.
Joseph Glanville.
WE had now reached the summit of the loftiest crag. For some minutes the old man seemed too much exhausted to speak.
“Not long ago,” said he at length, “and I could have guided you on this route as well as the youngest of my sons; but, about three years past, there happened to me an event such as never happened before to mortal man –or at least such as no man ever survived to tell of –and the six hours of deadly terror which I then endured have broken me up body and soul. You suppose me a very old man –but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white, to weaken my limbs, and to unstring my nerves, so that I tremble at the least exertion, and am frightened at a shadow. Do you know I can scarcely look over this little cliff without getting giddy?” Read the rest of this entry ?

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forkbeard experiments

March 18, 2007

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Experimenting with projected mobiles at forkbeard fantasy’s summerschool

Their summer school was an excellent experience. A week working at their studios in somerset.
They are a theatre company who work with animation film and puppetry to create stage magic.
The week was a mixture of workshops and the opportunity to collaborate with others and create your own work.
After the summer school I worked with Forkbeard on their touring show Shooting Shakespeare.
Where I set up and operated projectors and props on stage.
Here is a forkbeard animation………

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IOU / Dean Clough Mills

March 17, 2007

Here is alittle background info on where we will be creating Speech Bubble over the next few months.

IOU Theatre is based in Dean Clough Mills in Halifax, West Yorkshire
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