The Sandwich: Transforming Consciousness Bite by Bite is a neo-psychedelic performance work inspired by Albert Hoffman’s serendipitous discovery of LSD. In 1943, the Swiss chemist absorbed a small quantity of an unknown substance through his fingertips while attempting to re-synthesize the molecule ergot – a fungus that grows on diseased rye. Hoffman’s hallucinatory self-experimentations would go on to radically change how people experience the world.
The Sandwich: Transforming Consciousness Bite by Bite
Creation + Direction by Mia van Leeuwen
Co-creation + Performance by Ian Mozdzen
Video: Richard Altman
Wednesday May 9, Thursday May 10, Friday May 11 and Saturday May 12 (8pm nightly)
Saturday May 12 after-party with DjBeekeeni Vavjungle begins following the final performance! http://www.facebook.com/djbeekeeni
ATOMIC – 167 Logan Ave: http://atomiccentre.net/
$12 (student/artist/ underemployed) and $15 (regular). Cash only @ door.
With generous support from the Winnipeg and Manitoba Arts Council.
out of line theatre invites audiences to witness and participate as the doors of perception open up for a modern character named Person.
Person is being eaten up by a culture of idleness, consumption and loneliness. Finally, Person cries out to the cosmos for help …
Did someone order a rye sandwich?
Let the trip begin!
Part Alice in Wonderland, part Requiem For a Dream, part Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Sandwich is a transformative journey through a mindscape of altered states that will uncover the incredible and find new particles of truth floating in an ocean of insignificance.