Artist Talk: Tal Yarden, Video Designer

Video Designer, Tal Yarden

6pm, Tuesday October 16, Lyman Hall, room 007

 Tal Yarden has created video designs for numerous live events including dance, theater, opera and music.  Recent work with director Ivo van Hove:  Edward II (Schaubühne, Berlin), The Russians, Children of the Sun (Toneelgroep Amsterdam), Ludwig II (Münchner Kammerspiele) Idomeneo (La Monnaie), Little Foxes (New York Theater Workshop); with director Kristin Marting: Lush Valley, Sounding (HERE); with director Mark Brokaw: POP! (Yale Rep), Distracted (Roundabout); with director Daniel Sullivan: The Night Watcher (Center Theatre Group, Primary Stages) and with director Elizabeth Diamond: Futura (NAATCO)

Previous design work includes Ivo van Hove’s productions of Cries and Whispers, Antonioni Project, Angels in America, The Misanthrope, Shakespeare’s Roman Tragedies, Mourning Becomes Electra (with Patricia Fox) & RENT (with Patricia Fox), Wagner’s Ring Cycle (Das Rheingold with Patricia Fox) for the Vlaamse Opera. Jessica Blank & April Yvette Thompson’s Liberty City (with co-designer Keith Skretch) at New York Theater Workshop. Pavel Zustiak’s Le Petit Mort, Martha Clarke’s Kaos, Mark Wing-Davey’s Monkey in the Middle and Stephen Petronio's The King is Dead and Not Garden (with Patricia Fox). He has also designed for Reza Abdoh’s Tight Right White and Quotations from a Ruined City, and Tim Feldmann’s Twin-Project all of which have toured in Europe. In New York he has designed for John Jesurun, Jim Simpson, Mikel Rouse, DD Dorvillier’s, Mia Lawrence, Kyle de Camp, Conway and Pratt, and Margarita Guergue. Together with Patricia Fox he created the original productions of Corpus Exquisitus and A Dog and Pony Show.

He is the owner of Eyemag Media and has designed video installations & projections for many clients including Microsoft, Smart Car, Puma, Levis, Julliard, New York Comedy Festival, Coca Cola, CFDA, Heineken, Red Cross, Reem Acra, Rimmel, Armani, Visionaire, Ghost, Rosa Cha, Tokyo Street Pop, Timberland and Ford Thunderbird. Before working as a designer Tal Yarden was a video producer and director of music videos and documentaries

Funding from the Department of Theater Arts and Performance Studies and the Creative Arts Council