Witness Riuchi’s inspiring journey through this groundbreaking Manga show presented in conventions around the world. An Asian legend is told through the use of modern technology, with Light and Movement creating a unique language.
The show combines the styles of various anime, in which Riuchi manipulates and bends the Art of Light in order to create an imaginary realm where the child-like spirit believes in endless possibilities. This poignant story unfolds through the skilled movements of the artist combined with groundbreaking technology.
The performance is a non-narrative atmospheric show suitable for people of all ages.
DURATION: 25 and 45 minutes.
The show is collaboration between performer Riuchi and Fernando Tunon Hernandez, who is a scriptwriter, director and light designer for films, theatre, dance and circus. Fernando has lived in Asia and was part of the team that created the aesthetics of Mangakana, the leading manga website in France, back in 2000. “Tale of the Ancient Lights” has received funding from Arts Council Ireland, it was awarded Best Production and Best Lights at Galway Fringe Festival 2013, nominated for Bewley’s Café Theatre “Little Gem” Award at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2014, and has featured on the RTE Today show. The Irish Times has described it as “an intriguing synthesis of technology and a skilled and imaginative performer.”