We Are In This Together, As Well As The Stages: Shutdown, Crisis, Restart
by Rasean Davonte Johnson
"To Be Experienced ..."
Wonder/Wall is an exciting and new immersive video performance series. Performances will be approximately 15 minutes in duration, and will take place within Bay Street Theater’s courtyard, which will be converted into a newly envisioned outdoor performance space created especially for this compelling presentation.
Rasean Davonte Johnson is a video artist and designer of projections for theatre, film, and installations. He is the owner of the design studio eightinfinitystudio which has been responsible for projects such as A Night of Wonder in collaboration with sound designer and composer Pornchanok Kanchanabanca, and A Wedding and an Ostrich at the Eiffel Tower in collaboration with Elizabeth Mak. Additionally he has worked on several installations including personal works such as Living Sculpture as part of LUX: Ideas through Light at the Beinecke Rare Books Library, and Juniper Ascending at Yale University, and collaborative works including The Ballad of Lula Del Ray 2.0 with Manual Cinema at the Logan Arts Center, Convergence: A mad tea pARTy at the Yale Art Gallery, and Passenger, featured at the University of Chicago and the Bridgeport Film Festival. For his work as a theatrical designer he has been awarded the Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award in 2018 and the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Projection Design in 2019.
The 2021 Summer Season is made possible, in part, by the New York State Assembly, New York State Council of the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The Shubert Foundation, and Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning. Sponsors include, but are not limited to: Advantage Title Air Hamptons, Baron’s Cove, Brown Harris Stevens, Blue Nectar Tequila, Channing Daughters, Corcoran / Mala Sander, Crescendo Designs, Dr. Dennis Gross Dermatology, First Coastal, Grenning Gallery, Hamptons Doc Fest, Jane Holden Brown Harris Stevens, Kulka, Monkey in Paradise Vodka, Oza Sabbeth Architects, Peconic Landing, Propane Depot, Sotheby’s, Staller Center, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, The Awning Company, The Macallan, and Unlimited Earth Care.