Borges and I by Idle Motion
A stunning piece of visual theatre that explores our relationship with books, reading and the imagination.
Fringe Sell-Out Idle Motion make their debut at the Holbeck Underground Ballroom with their Total Theatre award nominated show “Borges and I”. This stunning piece of visual theatre explores the life of the writer Jorge Luis Borges, who questioned and translated the world around him. Through the use of multimedia and his evocative stories Idle Motion bring forth images of labyrinths, tigers and a universe of libraries.
Meanwhile, a couple meet a haphazard and ill-conceived book group, brought together through their shared love of literature. Using imaginative staging and inventive storytellrng Idle Motion draw parallels between Borges’ life, his work and his readership, revealing a vivid portrait of a man on the brink of blindness.