To dramatize the inner life of Émilie, Weems has built a dynamic video set with white geometric scrims dominating the space above the black stage in the Memminger Auditorium. Those triangular shapes will be projected with what Weems says is a “prismatic portrait of her mind.”

“The images come with emotional text,” she adds. “The singer is spilling this out, so it’s an associative, poetic use of media.”

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