Man without a shadow
for shadow puppets, kura saz (Turkish lute), narrator,
and live processed video (2008)
Man Without A Shadow is an old folk tale set as a multimedia puppet show in which a man sells his shadow to the devil. The story is based on the novella The Remarkable Story of Peter Schelmihl by Adelbert von Chamisso.
Puppets by Emmy Bean
Story/Script by Jacob Richman and Emmy Bean
Music by Stephen Higa
Video Processing by Jacob Richman
Video documentation of December 9, 2008 performance
Grant Recital Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI.
Emmy Bean and Peter Deffet, puppeteers
Stephen Higa, kura saz and narration
Jacob Richman, video processing