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CSSC: Coach Stage Stage Coach

CSSC: Coach Stage Stage Coach

Paul McCarthy , Damon McCarthy / US, 2019 / 92 min.

© Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthyCourtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

poster C.S.S.C. Coach Stage Stage Coach (Paul McCarthy) (Xtended VR)

The passengers constantly drink whisky and threaten each other. The conversation in the coach is repetitive, absurd, and abusive – repeating clichés of identification that are used by authority figures and tyrants; 'What”s your name? Where do you live?'.

peel the onion

The action between the passengers progresses to sexual abuse primarily directed at the two innocents, Adam and Eve. The performance is a form of abstracted appropriation, a tool to critique, to peel the onion of what is.

Created by Paul McCarthy an directed by Paul McCarthy & Damon McCarthy. Cast: Paul McCarthy as Ronald Raygun; Kerry Wieder as Nancy Raygun; Jennifer Daley as Eve James Skinner as Adam; Rachel Alig as Mary Magdalene; Johnny E. Lee as Jesus Chryst.The artist Paul McCarthy takes upon himself the role of Ronald Raygun.

Screened as part of the Xtended VR programme.

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Paul McCarthy , Damon McCarthy

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CSSC: Coach Stage Stage Coach


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Virtual Reality productions are an increasingly important element of the contemporary film experience. Eye has created a new programme, Xtended, to focus on VR. In Xtended, you’re not confronted with the flat surface of a film screen. You move around virtually in 3D through a designed space that surrounds and immerses you on all sides.

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CSSC: Coach Stage Stage Coach
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