Festa Farina e Forca

Festa Farina e Forca

Festa Farina e Forca was performed in the Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa in Palermo on 25th July 2013. ┬áThis was a large scale site-specific piece that stretched around three streets and two warehouses (old aircraft hangars). ┬áThe audience followed the procession between the sites, led by a band of folk musicians/dancers, in a close parallel to a local cultural event – the feast of the Santa Rosalia.
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Ch-ch-ch-changes

Ch-ch-ch-changes was performed in the gardens at Goldsmiths College on 24th-27th June 2013. The performance was conceived, devised and performed by Ivor Houlker, Michelle Li, Jeanelle Archer and Henrik Oppermann.

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The Coming Tide

The Coming Tide was performed on 20th March 2013 in the tidal riverbed in Deptford Creek, with permission and help from the Creekside Education Trust.

The performance was conceived, devised and performed by Ivor Houlker, Jeanelle Archer, Holly Elson, Poppy Jackson and Riham Isaacs.

Academic discussion of the performance:

In the process of devising this performance, I was particularly interested in the development of ritualised pseudo-mythologized form out of the unique oppositions, architecture and transient nature of Deptford Creek.
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