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WSD2017|The Arrival
1-9 July.Taipei, Taiwan
An extraordinary festival of performance design, including exhibitions, performances
and diverse events,attracted over 15,000 visitors from 71 countries.


Professional Designers


Philippe Amand

The Arrival

Selected Category: Performance Design

Category: Performance Design, Projection and multi-media Design

Design Statement

The arrival is a graphic novel. The set surrounds the characters. A projection screen frame-shaped at the front and another projection screen on the back, allows the actors to move inside the multimedia projections.


Philippe Amand

Philippe Amand was born in 1965. He began his training as a director at the Theatre School in Mexico City. He also studied set and light design with Alejandro Luna. He has created around 130 set and lighting designs works for theatre, dance and opera.
He works regularly for the National Opera Company and the National Theatre Company. He has also designed for the Opera Philadelphia in the USA and for the Oviedo Opera in Spain. He has participated in various international festivals and has obtained several awards as director and set and light designer. As theatre consultant he has been adviser and designer of several venues.
In 2000 the National Council of Culture granted him with the distinction of National Creator of Art.
In 2005, he was honoured in Toronto, at the World Stage Design, with the gold medal for his lighting design work.

Email Address: pamand@mac.com

Theatre Company Teatrolab

The Premiere Date of Production 2015-05-09

The Premiere Space of Production Biblioteca de México, Foro Antonieta Rivas Mercado

Author Shaun Tan

Director/ Choreographer Sandra Félix

Set Designer Philippe Amand

Lighting Designer Philippe Amand

Costume Designer Jerildy Bosch

Sound Designer El Gabinete

Projection and Multi-Media Designer Philippe Amand

Other Creative Collaborator/s Music composed by El Gabinete