Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Sunday 20th October 2019
What began as a one-to-one travelling theatre grew into a 16-year odyssey, turning photographs into magical flipbooks.
Volker Gerling is an intrepid traveller and passionate creator of flipbooks. Since 2003 he has walked some 4000km, inviting people to view his “thumb book cinema”, all the while adding to his catalogue of photographs. Gerling looks for the hidden magic in seemingly everyday encounters, transforming them into photographic flipbooks.
In his show, Gerling projects his flipbooks-in-motion onto a big screen. As the portraits come to life in a series of enchanting and precious moments, he shares some gentle but profound reflections on the transitory nature of the moment, and the significance of personal encounters.
“Uniquely heart warming.” THE TIMES
“… little gems that let you see the world a little differently. Just delightful.” WHAT’S ON STAGE UK
Winner Total Theatre Award for Innovation and playing with form, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2015
COME EARLY FOR A FREE HOTHOUSE GRANARY GIG: 5pm Dayna Sanerivi
Presented by Nelson Arts Festival
Proudly supported by Goethe-Institut
7pm; 70 mins, no interval
Nelson & suburbs
Mainstage at Founders Heritage Park
Founders Heritage Park,
87 Atawhai Drive
Full $39, Senior $35, Under 19 $25, Group of 6+ $35pp (plus TicketDirect service fee)
Tickets from Theatre Royal, Nelson i-SITE, Richmond Mall Info Desk, all TicketDirect outlets ph. 03 548 3840, ext 1; 0800 224 224.