Bruno Shultz project

In 2017, Niki Ulehla, Filip Salata, Derek Phillips and Michael Hunter began work on an adaptation of the stories of the Polish writer Bruno Schulz. Schulz’s extraordinary and imaginative autobiographical writings take place in the lost Poland of his youth, seen through the eyes of a gifted and sensitive child narrator. Our project brings together an actor, a puppet…

Derek Phillips

Derek Phillips is a composer and sound artist in San Francisco. His work has been performed at The De Young Museum, The Exit Theater, The Garage, Kunst-Stoff Arts, The Performance Art Institute (SF), Jack Arts (NY), Z/KU (Berlin), and Stanford University. He studied literature at UC San Diego.

Archive Live!

Archive Live! was presented in collaboration with the Museum of Performance + Design on June 18/19, 2016.  In two five-hour installments, we brought the museum’s rich archive to life, using sound, video, text, performance, and a laboratory of bio-cultures sourced from the materials in the archive.  We hope to continue our collaboration with MP+D. Archive…

Archive Live at the Museum of Performance + Design

The Collected Works has been collaborating with The Museum of Performance + Design to develop and perform a new site-responsive performance based on materials found in the Museum’s performing arts archive. The project brings together artists devoted to creating theatrical performances within non-traditional environments and a rare collection representing the rich history of the San…

Happy Summer Solstice!

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d; And every fair from fair sometime declines,…