"sentinels"

PLAYA. Artist Residency Program. Summer Lake, Oregon. April 2014.

Temporary land art installation + film (7:30).

Kevin Doyle -- artist.

"sentinels" is both a filmed, durational performance and an impermanent work of land art created at Summer Lake, Oregon while a resident at PLAYA in 2014. Created by hand with a series of 6-8 wood pylons that washed up on the shore during my residency. Summer Lake is one of only twelve alkaline lakes in North America. This project bears the sub-title: for the fathers.


Photo credit: Kevin Doyle.

Kevin Doyle - writer / director

"THE AЯTS" - world premiere - September 2018 at La MaMa E.T.C. New York, NY

2018-2019 Saari Invited Artist at the Saari Residence. Kone Foundation, Finland

2018 Global Connections IN THE LAB Grant. TCG / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, USA

2017 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Finalist. Royal Exchange Theatre, England

 

"The sting of the playwright's satire is softened only by his gift for comic absurdity." -- THE NEW YORK TIMES

"Hilarious satire of social norms that touches on everything that is wrong with America." -- TIME OUT NEW YORK

"Clearly unafraid to deal with reality, and present it unflinchingly." -- SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL

"Socially critical drama without an accusing finger or a whiny political tone." -- DE MORGEN

"Doyle's clever, sparing use of language recalls Ionesco's best." -- BACKSTAGE

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