TRACES (pilot) (2021-2022)
WaxFactory is thrilled to collaborate with the playwright Rachel Jendrzejewski to explore a new immersive/site-specific work, TRACES, based on the ongoing, life-long opus of French photographer, writer, and conceptual artist Sophie Calle.
This work takes individual audiences members, equipped with time-synched audio devices, listening to a narrator who prompts them to trace the journey of an individual (an actress) through a series of real public locations throughout the city, and document their actions via audio, video, and photo recordings.
The pilot performance of TRACES will take place in late October in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (NY.) Scroll below to reserve a viewing.
conceived and directed by | Ivan Talijancic
_TRACES (pilot) was created in Venice, Italy in March 2021
_TRACES (Part Two) was presented online in March 2022
Development of TRACES has been made possible, in part, through support from:
_City Artist Corps grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre
_RESTART NY program administered by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature
_Ensemble/Playwright Collaboration Grant administered by the NET/Network of Ensemble Theaters in collaboration with The Playwrights Center (Minneapolis, MN)
_Foundation for the Contemporary Arts (New York, USA)
_Emily Harvey Foundation (Venice, Italy)
_Università Ca’ Foscari (Venice, Italy)