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June events in London
09.06.15 BY Bridget
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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: linduspersson@hotmail.com, 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
5.30

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‘things meeting now’ collaboration with Alison Currie
09.06.15 BY Bridget
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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.

TMNreherse4 TMNreherse2The 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:
https://www.facebook.com/events/621145631354823/

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16th May – Practicas contemporaneas
14.05.15 BY Bridget
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This saturday the 16th of May I am presenting my work in progress at Centro Negra. The program will start at 12 noon and run into the night, with presentations, paella and music later in the evening.  Read about the program HERE . My studio will be open and I will be talking about my project ‘tourists’. The attached images are from a trial performance with sculptures.

tourists sophiacarry

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live performance with voudou sticks
01.03.14 BY Bridget
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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.

Screen shot voudousticks Screen shot 2014-02-24 at 6.44.04 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 – a

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