“Jamy Ian Swiss is like seeing Yo-Yo Ma practicing scales at Carnegie Hall.” Swiss explodes some of the commonplace myths about illusion-making, and provides a view of the real work of the magician. He examines the role of body language in deception, considers why psychology is more important than speed and discusses and demonstrates magic that is done with the human body itself, both as a property of performance, and as a tool of the secret workings of magic. With support from UM Arts on Earth and the University Musical Society (UMS).
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