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And so this is Christmas, and what have you done?

Christmas is over. But let me speak. PRE-ARTSLAB TREMORS I can’t believe an entire year has gone since I received news of getting into the ArtsLab program. Submitting application after application, writing proposal after proposal… ah, such is the life of many artists, just waiting for the day to be given another opportunity… to do […]


Tuning

Tuning

Video – Light – Ocean – Popcorn – Whisky – Homeless – Dirt – Chairs – Waiting – Television – White – Enclosure – Cockroach – Opera … These words don’t really follow a pattern but it vaguely describes how the ideas have developed… A long way from its beginning, but still holds very similar […]


Tick-Tock

Tick-Tock

The stills above are from the showing on 31/05/11 (Tuesday). The venue is the Old Foyer at Shopfront.


To Be Saved from the Deep Blue

To Be Saved from the Deep Blue

This post is for second week showings: 10/5/11 Very late post.   I brought in Bondi that day. Married it with corrugated iron. Then I learnt to climb a ladder. The need for precision, and to get physical!   Also more crucially, the need for setting rules as a performer before subverting them, if you […]


Beginnings

old foyer setup

The above video is from/of Migration (Doug Aitken).   As for Artslab… Views for a performance type (as of 4/5/11) Performer-specificity: Scored for the artist alone Breaking down hierarchies: Theatre a work of art of a singular vision (not a collective vision, or vision of Director, Designer, Actors etc.) – Alike the process undertaken by […]