One Woman is a hypnotic dreamscape.
Through binaural sound the audience is drawn into the mind of a woman who grew up with severe depression and BPD (borderline personality disorder) as she tries to find the answer to who she was, how she came to be that person, who she might have been, and who she is now.
The audience is taken right to the heart of the most difficult memories, but in an allusive rather than hit-you-on-the-head-with-it kind of way. A way that ultimately transcends the past and points the way to a different future. A future where the memories lose their grip, and with that loss, the power of the abuser fades.
The binaural sound will wrap around each audience member in an individual, protective cocoon. It allows the audience to interact with the material on their own terms. (To get the full affect of binaural sound, we recommend listening to the show on headphones.)
Artistically organic text is is built into the film for accessibility.
Cheryl will accompany her performances with an introductory talk and a Q&A session.
This show is part of Black Gold Arts Festival 2020.
Writer and Performer: Cheryl Martin
Director: Juliet Ellis
Producer: Jayne Compton
Filming & Editing: Juliet Ellis
Binaural Sound: Guillaume Dujat
Visuals: Sean Clarke
Choreography: Jane Mason
Script Supervisor: Sonia Hughes
Additional Filming: Clive Hunte