A woman backs slowly into a strip of light lying along the floor of the Doris Duke Theater at Jacobs Pillow. She holds one end of what appears to be an endless piece of paper. You only realize its actual length when a man, Dai Jian, appears out of the wings, holding the other end. Facing each other, the two gradually begin to lean backward. Braced like that, with the paper a taut road between them, they could be workers in a paper-making business, but as they start to twist and bow forward and tip the scroll, you sense the... More >>>
Yin Meis City of Paper, Dai Jian in the foreground.