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The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is honored to have the Artistic Director of the Taipei-based Riverbed Theatre Craig Quintero join us in conversation about his artistry in storytelling and theatre. Quintero’s most recent Virtual Reality film Over the Rainbow was selected and presented by the Tribeca Film Festival this year. Through this opportunity, we will dive into how America’s experimental theatre aesthetics influences Quintero’s artistry, and how it evolves with the development of new technology.

Audience will have a chance to win free tickets to 2023 Tribeca Games & Immersive Experience to enjoy Over the Rainbow on June 17.

This program is supported by Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York .


Photo Source: Riverbed Theatre

June 14, 2023
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

About Craig Quintero

As the Artistic Director of the Taipei-based Riverbed Theatre Company, Craig has written and directed over fifty original image-based performances, including productions in Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, China, France, Germany, and the United States. He is also a sculptor and installation artist whose work has been shown at the Asian Biennial, Venice Biennale Collateral Events, Kobe Biennale, Taipei Biennale, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei MOCA, and the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art. His VR experience, All That Remains, premiered at the 79th Venice Film Festival (2022) and has been screened at festivals including the Thessaloniki Film Festival, FESPACO, FilmMakerFest, and the Luxembourg Film Festival (where the project won the prize for the Best Immersive Experience). Riverbed’s new VR experience, Over the Rainbow, is premiering at the 2023 Tribeca Festival.A former Fulbright Senior Scholar, Craig received his Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and is a Professor in the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at Grinnell College.

About Over the Rainbow

June 9 – 17, 2023 at Tribeca Film Festival

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It is human nature to long for something different, something that lies “somewhere over the rainbow.” At times, this aspirational dreaming leads to improvements, but more often than not, this attitude leads to a sense of discontent with our own lot, an unquenchable thirst for what is just beyond our reach. Over The Rainbow explores this precarious balance between desire and happiness, fantasy and the familiar.

This program is brought to you by MOCA friends and partners, including Bloomberg Philanthropies.

This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Special thanks to Other Half Brewing Company for its generous sponsorship of beer.