Spark reveals the many creative ways Bay Area artists collaborate to share their craft. Join forces with Campo Santo and writer Denis Johnson in their series of soul-searching theatrical experiences as we document the phases of their ongoing collaboration from first reading to final performance. Next, get an inside look at collaborative duo Charlie Castaneda and Brody Reiman, known as castaneda/reiman, as they prepare a new series of conceptual sculptures for an upcoming New York gallery installation. Then meet painter Mary Lovelace O'Neal and composer Olly Wilson as they create an audio-visual chamber music experience called "Call and Response" with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players.
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Novelist Denis Johnson and Campo Santo exorcise demons together in their latest joint play.
The artists known as castaneda/reiman live, work and make art together.
Eavesdrop as painter Mary Lovelace O'Neal and composer Olly Wilson create a series of musical pieces.
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