Description of a Landscape
A multimedia exhibition-performance
adapted from the text by Heiner Müller
directed by Johannes Birringer
paintings by Cristina Degennaro
music and sound design by Randal Davis
Myra A. Myint, Eoghan Ryan, Laura Steckler
Houston, March 1988
Lawndale Art Center, Houston
This installation is a revised re-creation of an earlier stage performance created at UTD Dallas in the spring of 1987 during a residency of Italian theatre artist Attilio Caffarena.
The premiere of the stage performance version of Description of a Landscape took place in the UTD Theater in Richardson, Texas.
This production featured Attilio Caffarena, with John Cook, Stephanie Drobkiewicz, Evette Glass, Melinda Hall, Chris Jenkins, Christopher Longeway, Sally Muller, James Palmer, Ricki Rose, Adrienne Rosenberg
Birringer moved to Houston in 1987 and began to direct new work in the city. His performancec company has received numerous grant awards, including TCA grants and generous support from the Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County, The Goethe Institute, Lawndale Art Center and Diverse Works.