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One of the most beautiful, moving, and technically impressive readings yet to occur at Brain Frame, Sara Drake's interpretation of The Romance of the Tiger Lady, a shadow-play based on a Cambodian comic book by Im Sokha about the coming of age of a were-tiger anti-heroine, which she performed with the aide of puppeteers Simon Allen, Ben Bertin, and Jenna Caravello, and live musical accompaniment by Wyatt Grant, can be seen in this documentation from Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012. Watch it.

Video thanks to Jenna Caravello and Michael Morrill.

Susan sarandon, a mysterious, muli-bodied producer of multi-media art works, performed her Daily Exercises before reading a poetic script to accompany a hand-cranked comix light box at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012. Krystal DiFronzo, Ian Endsley, and Simon Allen participated in this work.

Video thanks to Jenna Caravello.

Anne Elizabeth Moore and her Ladydrawers Performance Auxiliary eschewed traditional comic panels, replacing classic characters from Superman, Peanuts, and work by Julie Ducet in their presentation An Unstructured Exploration of Gender in an Historical Overview of the Sequential Narrative Art Form, at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012. The Ladydrawers Performance Auxilary was composed on this evening of Nicole Boyett, Jamie Lee Davida, Blair Haden, Delia Hickey, Francis Kang, Dylan Sell, and Rachel N. Swanson.

Video thanks to Jenna Carvello.

Nick Williams and Ben Bertin read Nick’s cutout-comic slideshow-animation Chaos Control and Inspection, about two paranormal investigators on the beat, at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012.

Video thanks to Jenna Caravello.

Aaron Renier, in full tomato-head, reads his comic The Karaoke Encryption, about a gritty gumshoe with a penchant for pop song sing alongs and his run-ins with the Illuminati, with the help of Jeremy Tinder, Grant Reynolds, and Nate Beaty, at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012.

Video thanks to Jenna Caravello.

Sara Drake executes a transcendent shadow-puppet play, based on a Cambodian comic book about a female were-tiger, at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012. Sara cut and colored her puppets to be manipulated on two overhead projectors, yielding a stunningly cinematic result. Assisting Sara in puppeteering were Jenna Caravello, Simon Allen, and Ben Bertin, with Wyatt Grant in front of the screen creating a live, looping, ambient guitar sountrack.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Anne Elizabeth Moore and her Ladydrawers Performance Auxilary aren’t afraid of labels. At Brain Frame 5, on March 23rd, 2012, they performed a bodily interpretation of three long-running classics: Superman, Peanuts, and the work of Julie Doucet. The Ladydrawers Performance Auxilary was composed on this evening of┬áNicole Boyett, Jamie Lee Davida, Blair Haden, Delia Hickey, Francis Kang, Dylan Sell, and Rachel N. Swanson.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Nick Williams, accompanied by Ben Bertin, adopts the persona of a paranormal investigator on duty during a particularly harried night. Nick and Ben run into a mage, explode an owl, sing along with a bard and more, all at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Aaron Renier, with help from Jeremy Tinder, Grant Reynolds, and Nate Beaty, makes his dangerous way through a gritty, hardboiled, tomato-noir about kareoke and the Illuminati at Brain Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Susan sarandon performs [the plural] her daily exercises at Brian Frame 5 on March 23rd, 2012, before reading a poem in tandem with a hand-cranked comix lightbox. Krystal Difronzo and Ian Endsley assimilated with susan sarandon for this performance. (They helped.)

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.