Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Re-animated

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THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019 – 7:30 pm @ ALUMNI PARK

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In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s immortal gothic horror novel and feminist text, Alumni Park in front of Doheny Library will come alive with a multimedia interactive and live performance extravaganza. At sundown, the music starts and an immersive exploration of the spine-tingling sights, sounds, and smells begins! Digital projection mapping will transform the Library’s exterior into a vibrant, electronic palette for re-telling the original story of Frankenstein. Under the direction of digital artists Akiko Yamashita, Yo-Yo Lin (Hench-DADA BA ‘15), and numerous USC faculty, dozens of USC students working in animation, interactive media, music, theatre, dance, art and design, and architecture have re-animated Mary Shelley’s enduring classic in stunning fashion. The event will alter your mind about our traditional notions of life, death, and monsters.


Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by Lisa Mann (Cinematic Arts), Amy Murphy (Architecture), and Tyson Gaskill, Patty Johnson, Anne-Marie Maxwell, Marje Schuetze-Coburn and Tim Stanton (USC Libraries)