‘Things meeting now’ is on at 7:30 but things kick off at 5 with performances from the Master of choreography by research students. The event is free, hope to see you there.MORE
If you are around in London this June I am showing some work on two occasions, I would love to see you there!
Saturday 13 June – HOUSEPROJECT//STRUCTURALOBJECT
open between 3pm and 10pm for a day / evening with art, food, objects in and on objects, performances and films in a house in SE3. RSVP TO: firstname.lastname@example.org, Upon rsvp full address will be given.
artists showing / performing are:
Bettina Buck, Bridget Currie, Alison Currie, Peter Eccher, Emma Hammarén, Minna Rainio & Mark Roberts, Lauren Godfrey, Calvin Laing, Kate McMillan, Benjamin A Owen, Laure Prouvost, Linda Persson, Anna Chrystal Stephens, Ross Taylor, Sophie Yetton & Andy Warhol (in spirit)
Tuesday 16 June – ‘ things meeting now’ Michaelis Theatre, University of Roehampton
4pm – 8pm (Michaelis studio): Lizz Fort The Conversation
We are now four days into the development of ‘Things meeting now’, a dance performance with sculptural objects. Some interesting shapes, movements and weird encounters going on in rehearsal.
The work will be presented on the 16th of June at University of Roehampton, London as part of Alison’s portfolio for her Research Masters in Choreography and Performance.Information for other events happening on this day can be found here:
Continuing on from the work I made in London at ‘5months’, I have been working with dance artist Justine Maxelon to develop a live performance with the ‘puppet’ objects. Hopefully this work will be presented mid 2014 in Brussels. Here are some images from our first rehearsal.
This week I have been reflecting on ‘puppets’ as a new strand of my practice, it fits in with old interests of Animism, presence and aliveness/deadness. My research into fermentation is also rooted in this interest: aliveness or deadness on a cellular level – what is rotten and what is ‘matured’ is essentially a matter of taste. Thinking about how even though they seem far apart as ideas, fermentation and puppets are both ways to bypass the (false, mental) dichotomy of alive/dead – aMORE