Mariri was a commissioned piece to Joshua Penman by CreArtBox for the show Visuality, is a full-scale music and theater production that develops a narrative inspired by studies by Sigmund Freud and Carl Rogers. Written by Guillermo Laporta and Jacopo Rampini and choreographed by Marissa Maislen, Visuality fuses the music of Sebastian Currier, Joshua Penman, Debussy, Paul Moravec, Jacob TV, Joan Tower, Marcos Fernandez, and Frederic Rzewski. In the production, a psychoanalyst explores the deepest chambers of his mind through music, poetry, and observation. The main chracter, Dr. Reyn, narrates a meditation on human mental exploration. As he gradually discovers his own bipolar disorder, he exposes his self-consciousness in the physical universe and unveils complex, mysterious, and visceral stories that expand beyond reality. Dr. Reyn’s inner mind is reflected in the commutable set design. Cubes surround the scene, the musicians, and the audience, utilizing video mapping techniques to bring to life this captivating world.

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