Tuesday 22 July, 8pm
Us and Them Live Art Music / 15 mins One Show Only Lead Singer: Moya Thomas Drums: Alicia GoManic Keyboards: Htmel Bass: Ian Sinclair Guitar: Chris Brown A band plays to their own tune, with iPods plugged in, living out their rockstar fantasies, oblivious to the audience’s experience.
Red November, 1918 Dance / 5 mins The WA Performance School Choreographed by Kate Jamieson Performers: Kate Jamieson, Bronwyn Reger, Jessica D’Cunha, Maddie Maguire, Sarah Clapin, Sophia Nugawela Music: Hide & Seek Imogen Heap The Wraith Deadly Avenger Hallelujah Keran Ann This contemporary dance piece symbolises the strength, bravery and courage of WWI soldiers. A precious son, loving husband and proud father marched bravely, and most blindly into the face of war.
Postmodern Princesses Dance / 8.30 mins DanceLAB Directed by Dan Rock Performed by Larissa Bryer, Lijana Galas, Jacinta Larcombe, Jessica Marino, Lidia Morabito, Eve Newton-Johnson, Georgia Porter & Rachael Stokes Music: Zorba the Greek John Murphy & David Hughes Thanks for your timeGotye In our media saturated world, we, the consumers, are the critics and cynics. Origniality is very… unoriginal. We recycle the old and cherish cultural backlog by putting a new, ironic spin on it.
Flesh-eating burlesque dancers kidnapped my girlfriend and destroyed my life: A cautionary taleTheatre / 10 mins Written & Performed by Kelly Somers Does the burlesque resurgence have a sinister agenda? What happens when you stand in the way of a burlesque troupe on the path to world domination?
INTERVAL Movement 5 Experimental Music / 15 mins Software & Score: M. Rösner An experimental music piece that explores the concept of improvisation within a pre-determined mathematically generated graphical score.
More Training Dance / 5 mins GETdownERS Performed by David Guhl Choreographed by Sete Tele & Rachel Ogle in collaboration with David Guhl Music arranged by Sete Tele Dave, an accomplished painter, will perform an eccentric solo based on his appreciation and his arrangement of the colour spectrum.
The War Performance / 5 mins Written & Performed by Mar Bucknell Sound by Allan Boyd
Wednesday 23 July, 8pm
Beneath Her Dress Theatre & live music / 14 mins So Frenchy Productions Written & Directed by Claire French Designed by Simone Ruggiero Music arranged by Maree Cole Performed by Gemma Willing Music performed by Sian Fenn (flute), Kristy Felton (keys), Zoe Leishman (vox), Jenny May (cello) Beneath her dress are veiled wounds, formed by love’s obsessions and sins. Beneath Her Dress is a gothic fairy tale, capturing the hearts of the romantic and fanciful.
InHABIT Dance / 10 mins GETdownERS Choreographed by Sete Tele & Rachel Ogle in collaboration with the dancers Music arranged by Sete Tele The dancers (with Down Syndrome) occupy a paradigm defined by light. Each sharing their idiosyncratic perspective of who they are as dancers, groovers, shakers, movers, and as people.
SMS Mess Theatre / 15 mins Written & Directed by Chris Thomas Performed by Julia Dalby Assistant director & technical: Phil Barnett SMS Mess explores the troubles of texting, mixing comedy with a pointed look at modern technology. Kate lives and breathes her life through SMS but discovers something is often lost in translation. Inspired by Hayley Jones.
Ten Minute Listen Live art / 7 mins Frances Robinson The personal space required for an average westerner is 70cm in front of the body, 60cm either side and 40cm behind. When these boundaries are intruded we begin to feel anxious or threatened, however it is possible to invade this space from a distance – by means of ‘listening’.
Free Poetry & noise / 10 mins Written & Performed by Catastrophe Text & vocals by Raymond Grenfell Casios & effects by Mar Bucknell
Repeat Live Art / 10 mins Performed by Tom Penney The artist recreates a performance he has completely forgotten. He claims that everyone in the audience saw it ‘last time’, and ‘should remember’ what it was like. Using only items he collected ‘last time’ as prompts for the performance, he asks the audience to help interpret and reconstruct the story.
Our State, Our Lord Theatre / 15 mins Performed by Coby McQuiggin & Ricky Woodman The story of twins separated after an apocalyptic fallout. The scene explores dystopian Western Australia and reveals a truth behind the link between the church and state.
Urban Underground Dance / 3.30 mins Urban Moves Choreographed by Jayne Lee Performed by Jayne Lee, Samantha Walker, Katie Foster, Emma West, Renee Lane, Allana Slater. An uptempo, high-energy dance routine to urban dance music performed by a group that resembles mannequins.
Fresh Scent Live art / 5 mins Performed by Harry Court & Tom Penney As a duo of estranged, finicky males, the two artists use their pocketed arsenal of mouth freshening and cleansing mints, pastes and sprays to use their own bodies’ breath as air freshener to block out the foul odour of the Performance Space.
Thursday 24 July, 8pm
Sharira – the body of light Dance theatre / 14.30 mins Performed by Saseedaran Anandan, Suhasini Saseedaran with performers from Scarborough Yoga Centre, WA – Morrison McQueen, Yung Hur, Di Newland, Louis Pallavicini. Music by Michael Stearns & Niladri Kumar Concept, Design & Choreography by Saseedaran Anandan Costumes by Suguna Devi Sound by Hari Hament Birth, celebration, suffering, death, all are but the ‘journey’ of our existence. The body goes through various experiences – the physical, the mental and spiritual, constantly seeking for something beyond.
Talk to me baby Live Art / 10 mins Performed by Greg Burley A game of charades investigating ways in which we language our existence. Part intellectualism, part buffoonery. Mostly buffoonery. INTERVAL
The private public Dance / 3 mins Performed by Quindell Orton in PICA’s Elevator Sound: Original voice recording by Quindell Orton This solo investigates the way in which there are pockets of privacy within the public world and how people’s behaviour changes due to their momentary isolation.
Visions from Earth Live art / 10 mins The Dream Catchers Performed & Music by Bradley Wynne & Keil Rodgers Live vocal percussion with sampler and Keyboard Delays and live drums. The work explores experimental arrangement of noise and sound with organic and synthetic production. The vocal percussion references tribal chant and contemporary repetition and the drums are to accompany the vocals with a pulse like sequence.
Sleepwalk to the Honeypot Theatre / 10 mins Devised & Performed by Hugo Belviso A lone office worker negotiates his day confronting imminent retrenchment, an absent boss, and a mystery lady who disappears into the lake.
My Ballet Lesson Dance / 8 mins Moma Written, choreographed & performed by Aaron James Smith, Alex David Allen Rogers & Mesha Jessica Rogers See the pas de deux performed in a whole new light and be amazed at the great skill, agility and beautiful curves of the dancers. This piece will draw in even the most sceptical of ballet lovers.
Square Peg Dance / 10 mins AIVDT (Anything is Valid Dance Theatre) Performers: Nantale Kivubiro, Keith Chin, Serena Chalker, Quindell Orton & Alison Plevey Music: Time to PretendMGMT 4 Aphex Twin Harrowed Hill Thom Yorke This structured improvisation investigates the social ramifications of trying to fit a square peg in a round hole.
Friday 25 July, 8pm
The Plateau of the Screaming Popes Sound art / 8 mins Performed by Cat Hope & Chris Cobilis When does music reach a plateau? Is it a peak – where nothing more is possible, or a flat place that never develops? Witness a multitude of guitars play to and with only each, triggering changes and unique tunings, to reach a sonic plateau.
Make hay while the sun shines – Part Two Live art / 3 mins Choreographed by Madeline Olivieri Directed by Jessica Olivieri Sound design by Hayley Forward Performed by Demi Forward, Jillian Hayes, Ellie Fewster, Hayley Sutherland, Vanessa Beecroft A pinch of nostalgia for a lost countryside and an investigation into how different topographies affect us. This work explores the artists relationship with the West Australian Wheat-belt.
No Way is My Way 8 minsPerformed by Aaron James Smith No way is my way is use anything in your vocabulary as a form of dance martial arts gymnastics an so on. Anything that works with your body you should use to express the true human with in you.
Lost it Live art / 5 mins Performed by Tom Penney The artist has lost something, and desperately needs the audience to help him find it. Searching in darkness and only accompanied by a soundscape that loosely suggests each environment, the task quickly becomes a trip into the artists’ own psychological space as he guides the audience through his scattered memories as to where it may have been.
Concrete / hormigon Music / 14 mins Beautiful RubbleVocals: Fernando Ariel Gallardo Harpsichord: Anastasia Russell-Head A fusion of baroque ground basses, middle-eastern influenced melodies, Spanish and English language, scatting and rapping to create a triptych journey that turns the masculine world of construction on its head.
Spring Live art / 9 mins Performed by Clyde McGill One man sets traps… for someone or something? Or is it part of a larger plan?
Urban Circus Dance / 15 mins Urban Moves Choreographed by Jayne Lee Performed by: Ringmaster – Jayne Lee; Tumbler – Allana Slater; Doll – Sammy Walker; Show Girl – Renee Lane; Puppet – Katie Foster; Magician – Daniel Oliver; Clown – Karren Flint; Hulla Girl – Nadine Spanja; Pivot Doll – Emma West. Dressed as circus performers, Urban Circus dance out their individual characters to the uptempo beat of a Hip-Hop routine.