When I studied the text, one image led to another (as happens with Shakespeare’s work, in a continual domino effect) allowing the imagination to expand.
One of the things I was most fascinated by was the island, where a father (Prospero) and a daughter (Miranda) spend twelve years together with non-human beings and far from any forms of civilization. Just like in a journey, at every stage the body and movement change and develop,
drawing the public into a magical world at the centre of which is Caliban, Prospero’s servant, linked to Miranda by a relationship that transforms over the years.
“what a heavy burden I had to be then for you.” Miranda
“A cherub you were, who sustained me in life, while I covered the sea with very bitter drops, moaning under my grave burden. Then you rekindled an arcane courage in me, who armed me and reinvigorated me against future trials.” Prospero