Monthly Archives: August 2011

Temple Works performance

This performance ‘That which has been smoked…’ consists of prewritten text (which is delivered in still pose from within the wall) and improvisation from this prewritten text and a preconsidered image of happenings. The attached video shows the section of … Continue reading

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Working with Rage.

Rage actions – hour zero, with Alex Herod and Nick Kilby, led by Nick Kilby. Continue reading

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That which has been smoked…performance text and images

…Held high I stuttered by. It wasn’t in the picture it had just stained the glass above, tracing the glass above; apparent but not involved. How would that black satin finger joint feel down that white velvet torso? The feel … Continue reading

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A new performance: The Story of Sitting Crow – text and images

On the second seasonal rising of the brightest star in the lake of sky, Sitting Crow felt a fire, furious, expanding and impressive in his stomach. Sitting Crow asked the tribesmen in his village why he could feel a fire … Continue reading

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Action without reflection

So, Art being, well, whatever you want it to be, but undeniably about creation, criticism (of life), rearrangement, progression and personal gain (self development and healing) it’s inevitable that it would be centred on the study of people and behaviour. … Continue reading

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A new solo piece: The Story of Sitting Crow

As I recall my first solo piece started by focusing on form in favour of content – me in the space with my chosen object considering; how do I move and manipulate it, what is my physical structure, frame, my … Continue reading

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The Fibre Skirt

While confident in my own emerging performance style I always recognize the importance to keep constant learning present from those more experienced. I became involved with Pointed Arrow Theatre’s couragious project for Light night 2010. This consisted of written scripts … Continue reading

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Messages from the archives, The Fugues.

Also, promptly after graduation, alongside my solo work, emerged The (Hermetical Flaw – Filled Fudge) Fugues. The Fugues began with two frustrated young ladies who knew (with absolute arrogant certainty) what they would love to see in the performance space, … Continue reading

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Working from the spectator

The initial purpose within this first solo piece was to make clear the notion of struggle; trying to reach a conclusion, betowken to the audience as (repeated) failing and eventually conquering. My struggle was self induced, the most dominent of … Continue reading

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Performing the self, the improvisation game.

When studying in 2010, the final module of the Contemporary Performances Practices B A Hons degree (Performing the self) awakened the knowledge in me that I am, when at my most honest, a solo performer. I took the opportunity within … Continue reading

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