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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 […]

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 […]

Final thoughts

Ok, so first of all, apologies are deserved. It has been a very long time since the closing night of the Three season, and I was meant to write these final thoughts quite a while ago but today is definitely the day to gather my thoughts about the whole process and put pen to paper… or […]

Gallery – The Season

Gallery – The Season

Written and directed by David Buckley Photos: Alex Vaughan

michael – pt 2

Yes, everything is going to be ok.


THUMP-THUMP. THUMP-THUMP. THUMP-THUMP. The impending arrival of Mr Pigott puts butterflies that are caught in knots that are surrounded by squirming worms in my stomach and sets my heart at a rate of about 200bpm. In my head, I know that logically that he is only here to help, not to judge (well, not to […]

titles and spaces

A swift and possibly not-quite-all-the-way-thought-through decision on Tuesday night left me with a whole lot of questions, but excitingly enough, it came with a whole lot more possibilities that I am still reeling from slightly. My piece will not be performed in the theatre (gasp!). We will be exploring every nook and cranny of the […]

New Direction

Interesting in the way Shopfront has organised the ArtsLab program, the myth that males cannot multitask takes spectacular form in my inability to focus on two projects at a time. It wasn’t until I found myself back in Sydney and all too quickly sliding into the swing of things that I felt able to fully […]

Gallery by David Buckley