With sparkling humor and unflinching humanity, Chekhov spins a playful yarn around thwarted hopes and misplaced dreams as a warm reminder that “it is always in season for old men to learn” and that Coming of Age is not just for the young, merely the young at heart.
Bryan Gelderbloom is a graphic designer currently based in Los Angeles. Since graduating from CalArts in 2020, his time has been spent working on his small business, along with designing for clients in the arts and tech. His practice places an emphasis on conceptuality, methodology, and community. He hopes to continue working with people who inspire him while keeping his work lighthearted and accessible.
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I used late 1800s Russian furniture to set a mundane scene that plays off the realism found in the work, dealing with the passage of time and wasted time. I placed more exciting scenes hidden within to encourage the viewer really looking through it. … Some of them appeared physically and metaphorically throughout the play. The idea is to really play off the idea that while quite a bit happens throughout the play, by the end, everything is seemingly the same as before, just like the normal passage of time in life.
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