Upstage - 2011
Outdoor version: Video projection with tyvek screen & ABS pipe support
Indoor version: Video projection with velvet curtains
Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds with audio
Dimensions: Outdoor version - 2.7 x 3.9 x 5 m / Indoor version - 3 x 3.9 x 5.4 m
Photo credit: David Miller & Petra Mala Miller

A theatre set created from a sequence in Buster Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. The spotlight that obscures Buster’s action allows the viewer to imagine & project their own performance onto the stage..

Caoimhe Morgan-Feir: "Cyclorama - Lyla Rye" (catalogue essay) Lethbridge: SAAG, 2014
Ryan Doherty: Cyclorama (catalogue introduction) Lethbridge: SAAG, 2014
Gil McElroy: "Lyla Rye: Cyclorama" Espace Magazine. Issue 103/104, pp 67-68, 2013
Tony Massett: Upstage (brochure essay) Durham: Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film. July 2011

Exhibition History:
2011 Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film (Durham); 2012 Southern Alberta Art Gallery (Lethbridge); 2012 Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (Bowmanville);