Category: The Lizzard (O Lagarto)

The Lizzard (O Lagarto) | 2016

By admin, July 4, 2018

Description: A large pop-up book, performance, video projection and sound.
Dimensions: 400cm x 150cm x 150cm
Duration: ca 40 mins

A theatrical piece, using video projections and a giant pop up book. Two black clad helpers flipped the pages of the book. Each page had a pop up system that was illuminated with video projection and told the story of a character named The Lizzard. Lizards are a common household creature in Rio de Janeiro and are not kept in high regards. This story tells about a lizard that was a pet in Iceland and was washed with a big wave into the ocean, that brought it all the way to Rio de Janeiro. The lizard describes his life, how he lost his tail and his struggles in life. The This piece was made for and presented at Oi Futuro Center, in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

Work by Egill Sæbjörnsson
Direction: Marcia Moraes & Egill Sæbjörnsson
Music by Egill Sæbjörnsson and Kjartan Holm

Courtesy by the artist and i8 gallery (

Egill Sæbjörnsson

Egill Sæbjörnsson

Egill Sæbjörnsson