FJORDS is a live cinematic shadow puppet show created with overhead projectors, human silhouette, manipulated video, a quadraphonic sound design and an original score for string quartet and percussion. It is based on the poetry of Zachary Schomburg.

Created by Manual Cinema
Performed with Chicago Q Ensemble
Music by Kyle Vegter

FJORDS premieres February 23-26, 2012 at The Poetry Foundation in downtown Chicago. Tickets can be purchased at

Manual Cinema and Zachary Schomburg will also be touring FJORDS across the east coast in March 2012. For booking information visit

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