By chance and by sleight of hand...expanded cinema by Leyna Marika Papach, Jerry Smith, Jim Haynes, and Thomas Carnacki
Leyna Marika Papach (New York)
Leyna Marika Papach
will be collaborating with Jerry Smith on a performance based on the idea of a game, with numbers, chance, and music and image set in motion for a fantastical world.
Leyna Marika Papach is a composer, video artist and violinist from Japan and the United States.
has made numerous soundtracks for video/film, theater and dance productions, and her
video work as well as her
musical theater pieces has been performed in both western and eastern Europe as well as the United States and Japan.
As a violinist and improviser, she
performs regularly both solo and in collaboration.
She received her undergraduate degree in violin performance from the Conservatory of Music in University of Missouri in Kansas City, and studied further in the Czech Republic.
She received her Graduate Degree in Theater Studies from DAS ARTS school in Amsterdam, Holland.