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Final Reflections, Finally

Final Reflections, Finally

Some reflections, watery and slippery and still with some rippling distortions which is why I’ve delayed writing this ending blog, so bear with me. Going in to Artslab I was mega set on directing Ubu, determined, relatively focused and feeling very unsteady when asked to put that aside and just be in the space and […]


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 […]


And exhale. Then breathe in.

And exhale. Then breathe in.

The year is wrapping up. Workin’ my new job. 2 more Markets by Moonlight with Applespiel. Planning and hoarding for next year’s activities: Applespiel’s Executive Stress/Corporate Retreat at the Adelaide Fringe. 2 yet-to-be-announced (secret!) projects that will require some time away from home. Applespiel’s Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry with Performance […]


To pick up where I left off last time and to round off this ArtsLab blogging business.

To pick up where I left off last time and to round off this ArtsLab blogging business.

It took six months to render A Feat Incomplete and like a scientific experiment I have it all catalogued and pinned to my insides. It took two characters, seven basic plots, Colman Barks, Quantum Mechanics, 3 mushrooms, ox horns, many emails, pages and pages of writing, Aristotle, Barbra Walker, 20k of Vermiculite, half the furnishings […]


Excitement

Excitement

  Rather desperately evading eye contact with nervousness, I’ve neglected to notice the appearance, be it slightly haggard, of the twin lizard excitement: hello there. I say lizard because both nervousness and excitement crawl into sunny spots, are scaly to touch, have strong internal architecture and little padding. Here are some pics from the Work […]


Recording my Language.

Recording my Language.

Right yeah like…Basic property of storytelling  is language so it’s not surprising right that I have come smack up against written and spoken langue during this piece.  On the home stretch now may be the time to try and enter into langue to describe my battle with it. (Is this ironic?? I still don’t understand […]


Post ‘Post Work in Progress Blog’

Post ‘Post Work in Progress Blog’

Detangling the Personal and the Professional. Drawing lines in the dirt. A Second post Work in Progress showing blog after some time in the Suggestion Box.


The Wall and The Worm of Dread

The Wall and The Worm of Dread

I’m a wall of frustration right now. Ideas seem to turn to hazy goop whenever I think about using them in an actual show. Kind of ‘Oh what a world, what a world’-style. I sent a friend the poem from the hobbit ‘Over the misty mountains cold’ to make them feel better about an adventure […]


Introducing artsLab11

Introducing artsLab11

Erica J Brennan completed a B. Performance in 2008 at the University Of Western Sydney. During her studies she Assistant Directed under Jill Brown for What a Piece of Work (2007) adapted from Dorothy Porters poetry prose novel and Vaclav Havel The Beggar’s Opera (2008). In 2009 she performed, taught and assistant directed with Zen […]