A singular show about a singular man.
This complex figure comes to multimedia life in ‘The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller.’
Just gonna put it out there: I pretty much want to live in THE LOVE SONG OF R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER … I was reminded that strong entertainment value and contemporary art aren’t mutually exclusive forces.
Let me cut to the chase: The experience is an audiovisual marvel.
It’s a thoroughly modern mash-up, mixing visuals controlled by the narrator from a laptop (think PowerPoint, but not boring), with a score provided by a live band, like the in-house orchestra that would have accompanied a silent picture in the pre-talkie days.