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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 […]


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 […]


Gannet Whale

Gannet Whale

This is a gannet whale. In five million years dolphins and whales will apparently have died out, leaving room for the Gannet Whale. The Gannet Whale is four metres of seal-like flubbery fun, descended from the present day Gannet, a graceful bird that can both fly and swim under water. The Gannet Whale, unsurprisingly to […]


Wild Art II

Wild Art II

A day spent jamming to put ease my fears and put me in a good pace for ArtsLab phase three.


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 […]


Magic

Magic

I love magic. From slight of hand magic tricks that we all know aren’t magic but still, to the completely absolutely impossible shifts in setting and being brought to us in myths, movies, theatre, that we all know are real, because such is the power of the forces behind them, often emotional. At the end […]


Pieces

Pieces

First ever blog entry. Internet makes me feel a little like I need to be in several places at once. I think my mind tries to manage that by separating into different pieces, one for each. I’m starting work on puppets at the moment. Another version of being in several places at once, only several […]