Trying out the (Wo)Man With Mirror user’s manual with Laura Hindmarsh in March & April 2016

In the last post, I explained how the time delay of almost 12 months has bought some useful thinking time. Here’s a short narrative of what we did with Laura over the weekends of 19-20 March and 6-7 April, 2016: In suburban Canberra, Lucas and Louise are working with young artist Laura Hindmarsh who is […]

Laura Hindmarsh and Man/(Wo)Man With Mirror

Last week Laura and I got together for our inaugural chat about using the user’s manual for (Wo)Man With Mirror. Laura’s participation has been a long time coming, started in 2014 with an unsuccessful TLC grant application. That project proposed putting the user’s manual to work with a group of artists in different cities and […]

Re-enactment / Repetition / Reiteration / Re-performance as embodied research

The following is a call for contributions to a session at the AAANZ conference in November, in Brisbane. This panel explores the widespread phenomenon of re-enactment as a tactic of embodied research in performance art history. Performance re-enactment (or “re-performance”) has emerged since the turn of the century as an arena of practice and scholarship, […]

Line Describing a Cone – Projection Specifications

The following info is copied across from Canyon Cinema’s website: Line Describing a Cone, Anthony McCall | 1973 | 30 minutes | B&W | SILENT Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps Note: Special projection requirements – see below. Line describing a cone is what I term a solid light film. It is dealing with the […]

Performance Matters Journal: Re-enactment of Malcolm Le Grice’s “Horror Film 1”

Performance Matters is a new journal published by the Simon Fraser University (Canada). The journal is especially interested in: work that focuses on the materiality and the consequentiality of performance: the objects that comprise it, the labour that goes into it, the physical sites that give shape to it, as well as the effects it […]

Hollow in the Paper

Teaching and Learning Cinema is contributing to this exhibition in Hobart. At the invitation of curator Bec Stevens, we’ve sent an installation based on our work with the project (Wo)man with Mirror (2009-) – our re-enactment of Guy Sherwin’s Man with Mirror (1976-). We’ve enjoyed our discussions with Bec, in the lead up to this […]