Matthews, AE The ballad of Isosceles (Fix 15 biennale of live art, catalyst arts, Belfast) [Performance].
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|Abstract:||A three-hour durational performance and artist's talk around this project. The Ballad of Isosceles is a one-to-one performance for two people at a time exploring voyeurism, the Lynchian iconography of the chanteuse, and the strange rhythms of vicarious pleasure. It is an origin myth about the birth of envy in a previously innocent world. Isosceles, born out of wedlock from infidelity, tells the story of how she came to be - even as she pins you to your seat as the moth to her flame. The piece explores innovative dramaturgical strategies by putting Girard's (1996) theory of 'triangulation' into spatial relations - creating an affect of envy through a particular audience set-up. As such, the piece continues my research into immersive performance strategies and the ways in which the one-to-one exchange might reveal larger macro-relations of capital and desire.|
|Schools:||Schools > School of Arts & Media|
|Event Title:||FIX 15 Biennale of Live Art|
|Event Location:||Catalyst Arts, Belfast|
|Depositing User:||AE Matthews|
|Deposited On:||09 Dec 2015 10:36|
|Last Modified:||09 Dec 2015 10:36|
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