PERFORMANCE SPACE PRESENTS
A season of performance and installation that considers states of in-between and transition.
OUR FROZEN MOMENT: MICHAELA GLEAVE
20 APRIL – 19 MAY / 10AM – 6PM DAILY / OPEN LATE ON PERFORMANCE EVENINGS / ARTIST TALK: 2PM 21 APRIL / FREE
A large-scale experiment in space, light and the possibilities that shape our perception of the universe. The viewer is invited to step into a ‘field of stars’ as a mass of tiny droplets spark briefly into existence before disappearing from view.
WHISPER PITCH: ROBYN BACKEN
20 APRIL – 19 MAY / 10AM – 6PM DAILY / OPEN LATE ON PERFORMANCE EVENINGS / ARTIST TALK: 3PM 21 APRIL / FREE
A site-specific work for the Carriageworks foyer drawing on her architectural research into resonant structures and whispering walls. Amid the ambient noise and bustle of public buildings, whispering walls offer the possibility for discretion and secrecy in the open.
ENTRANCE: YUMI UMIUMARE
18–21 APRIL 8PM / 21 APRIL 2PM / $15 PREVIEW 18 APRIL / POST SHOW ARTIST TALK: 20 APRIL / TICKETS ON SALE NOW
A solo dance work that delves into the Japanese belief that the two worlds of Life and Death can be described as two shores; the living world is ‘the nearshore’ and the afterworld ‘the far shore’.
COPPER PROMISES: VICTORIA HUNT
4 MAY 8PM / 5 MAY 6PM / 8–12 MAY 8PM / 12 MAY 2PM / POST SHOW ARTIST TALK: 11 MAY / TICKETS ON SALE NOW
A performance exploring the cultural and physical journey of Hinemihi: a female ancestor, a meeting house and a ceremonial space.
COMPUTER BOY: BLOOD POLICY & APHIDS
23–26 MAY 8PM / 26 MAY 2PM/ $15 PREVIEW 23 MAY / POST SHOW ARTIST TALK: 25 MAY / TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Using contemporary performance, puppetry and machinima animation, Computer Boy is created within the 3D virtual environment of sandbox-style games like Grand Theft Auto, and evokes our culture’s anxiety about a younger generation’s increasing immersion in – and dependence on – virtual worlds.
18 APR–26 MAY
Thurs 18 Apr – Sat 26 May 2012