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30 October 2015

THIS IS THE AGE OF CONSPIRACY


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Writer/director Isaac Butler shares his thoughts on Real Enemies, the multimedia epic he and I have been working on together for the past two years:

Conspiracy comes from the Latin conspirare, which literally means to breathe together, but in its everyday usage means to agree to or to plot. A plot is, of course, also a story, or a narrative. When the composer Darcy James Argue, the projection designer Peter Nigrini, and I set out to investigate and build a multimedia live music-theater piece about conspiracy theories, we realized very swiftly that we were actually investigating the nature of narrative itself.

Read more on the BAM blog.