Citing Howells’ permissive mantra as its title, the book includes new writing from leading scholars and artists, as well as writing by Howells himself, an extensive interview, scores, and visual materials, which together offer new insight into the artist’s ground-breaking process.
BIOBOXES are a collection of one-person shows for one-person audiences that take place in an intimate theatre: a box worn on the actors’ shoulders. BIOBOXES: Artifacting Human Experience are six bilingual boxes in both English and another language. Six artists of diversity created performances drawn from interviews with six first-generation Canadians of the same culture. Originally co-produced by Theatre Replacement and the High Performance Rodeo, BIOBOXES is directed by Maiko Bae Yamamoto and James Long and built by Kofu Yamamoto, with video design by Candelario Andrade, dramaturgy by Kris Nelson and featuring the talents of: Anita Rochon, Marco Soriano, Paul Ternes, Cindy Mochizuki, Donna Soares, and Una Memisevic.