Almanac13

Almanac13: Aphids (Melbourne, Australia)

This post is part of a series of profiles on performance and performance makers from the book Contemporary Performance Almanac 2013, an overview of contemporary performance presented during the 2012/2013 season available for touring now. Thrashing Without Looking Thrashing Without Looking is an experiential, intimate work that combines performance and live cinema to deliver a one-night-stand of condensed love-story clichés that point to our increasingly mediated relationship with one another and ourselves. Created by the audience, for the audience, it involves video goggles, champagne and a lot of loud music. While one part of the audience creates the performance with the artists, the remaining audience members experience the event through video goggles that capture a live video feed. The ...

Almanac13: AñA Wojak (Lismore, Australia)

This post is part of a series of profiles on performance and performance makers from the book Contemporary Performance Almanac 2013, an overview of contemporary performance presented during the 2012/2013 season available for touring now. sincerely yours, Love Letter Project love letters, written or never sent received or perceived lost love found love true love tainted love pure love longing love their love your love words of love hand and ink tracing the heart  across paper…   sincerely yours, The Love Letter Project was initiated in August 2013 whilst the Very Terry Reid Award Artist in Residency at BigCi, Australia, with a callout on social media for hand written love letters to be sent to a small country post office, in the mountains west of Sydney. Each day for two weeks I rode ...

Almanac13 : Emmanuel Hernandez (Las Varillas – Córdoba, Argentin)

This post is part of a series of profiles on performance and performance makers from the book Contemporary Performance Almanac 2013, an overview of contemporary performance presented during the 2012/2013 season available for touring now. IRRITABLE The objective of this action is to develop a process of production where the different periods and situations that people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome go through, can be shown. Description: He starts sitting down on a wooden box in front of a mirror with a rope tied to his neck. The other extreme of the rope goes into a hole in the wooden box. Then he changes different kinds of masks. He gets around the room until the length of the rope allows him. Behind the mirror, there is an axe. When he picks it up, he starts breaking the top of ...