STRING OF ECHOES is a music-puppetry performance collaboration between Tatsu Aoki and Myra Su that explores notions of truth and loss via a young boy’s journey on the high seas. Utilizing 2D and 3D puppetry styles and a unique diasporic soundscape, the piece present an autditory and visual conversation in thinking about what place “authenticity” has in our world today. STRING OF ECHOES is produced by Links Hall and presented in conjunction with Asian Improv aRts Midwest. String of Echoes is a National Performance Network/Visual Artist Network (NPN/VAN) Creation & Development Fund Project, co-commissioned by Links Hall, Asian Improv aRts, and NPN/VAN. For more information: www.npnweb.org About Asian Improv aRts Midwest… Asian Improv aRts Midwest’s mission is to build a vital, self-empowered Asian American community in the Chicago area by advancing the understanding and profile of Asian and Asian American cultures through the traditional and contemporary cultural arts. AIRMW is dedicated to creating productive relationships with artists, community and institutions in order to produce high quality arts programs that accurately reflect the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic reality of Chicago and the nation.