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April 2015

Dresses, High Heels And Lipstick

After completing our performance texts, we decided to trial a dress run, to see if all the elements of our performance would fit together and run smoothly. We changed into our costumes, mine being a long dress and cardigan with… Continue Reading →

“Woman must write herself”

In order to bring more meaning to our performance, we knew that a performance text was needed. Our first attempts at writing our text resulted in a magazine sounding piece filled with opinions and some facts rather than an actual… Continue Reading →

Looking at Walter Benjamin

In his essay, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin starts by stating that “a work of art has always been reproducible” (Benjamin, 1936, 217) . Though this was only the opening sentence, it was… Continue Reading →

Mona Lisa’s Selfie

    When questioning the role of originality and the nature of artistic reproduction, we have found John Berger to be a great influence. In his 1972 documentary series, “Ways of Seeing”, Berger examines the way that tv and the… Continue Reading →

Bodies getting up on their feet

We finally got our piece up on it’s feet, and it fell right back down again. We found that talking about our influences and ideas doesnt always produce good work, and seeing our piece performed showed us that. We need… Continue Reading →

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