Pioneer - video design

Pioneer is a play by curious directive, following the first manned mission to Mars. I used video design with Cecilia Carey's striking and minimal set to evoke a futuristic isolation, as well as saturated nostalgic imagery of the world the pioneers had left behind.

Pioneer premiered at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2014, followed by a run at Pleasance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, then toured the UK in 2015. Fringe First award 2014. The playtext is published by Methuen.

All photos © Richard Davenport.

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