Andrew Maillet is a musician, sound designer and performer. Credits include: The Wooster Group’s A Pink Chair (In Place of a Fake Antique) (videoprogramming, performer); Nowy Theatr/Dream Adoption Society’s Białoszewski/Ginsberg at the Performing Garage (sound designer); Alessandro Magania’s Radio Delirio (sound designer); the Yale Dramatic Association’s Summer and Smoke (composer). As AMAI, Andrew performs his unique brand of queer “parlor pop” cabaret at New York venues including the Bitter End, 54 Below, Dixon Place, and JACK Brooklyn. Andrew graduated with a B.A. in Music and Humanities from Yale University.
Zbigniew Bzymek has been called “a young filmmaker to follow” in the French film journal Cahiers du Cinéma. His festival appearances include Berlinale, Sundance, Locarno, Anthology Film Archives, CPH:Pix, New Horizons, Belfort etc. He has been the main contributor to The Wooster Group’s DAILIES, an online/cinematic video performance project which spans 7 years and has defined the company’s online media presence in the last decade. As a video designer for The Wooster Group, he designed the experimental opera La Didone and originated video design elements for Hamlet and Vieux Carré, contributing additional video to The Town Hall Affair and A Pink Chair (In Place of A Fake Antique). In Europe, he worked as video designer with Europe Prize-winning director, Krystian Lupa, creating video on seven productions. As a non-performer, he non-performed in a show by Jérôme Bel (The Show Must Go On at MOMA, 2012, and Joyce Theatre, 2016), played the role of Margarelon in The Wooster Group’s collaboration with The Royal Shakespeare Company Troilus and Cressida in Stratford and London and is currently playing the role of Tadeusz Kantor in The Wooster Group’s homage to Kantor entitled A Pink Chair (In Place of A Fake Antique). In the virtual realm, he has collaborated with the VR collective Dream Adoption Society/ Krzysztof Garbaczewski.
Zbigniew Bzymek & Andrew Maillet
Pragmatists by WitkacySaturday, Oct 6 at 3 pm and 7 pm
A Staged Reading with VR based on the 1919 Polish avant-garde play Pragmatists by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewiczmore info »