Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tommy Lauren

Sitting in a waiting room, I thought of us. Advertisements

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The name game

So I’ve been dreaming about this stuff, including what we might begin to think about calling this little show. Let’s make a list, and get all the terrible puns out of our system. Here, I’ll start: D is for… D … Continue reading

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I’m not sure if we have discussed the associations between donkeys & kitsch. Donkey’s feature in a lot of kitsch 50’s & 60’s Americana type “artworks” collectables etc. Our use of a donkey engages in the tension between high and low art – A possible … Continue reading

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Ethics

Maurizio Cattelan’s Novecento, 1997. Maurizio Cattelan’s Untitled 2002

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Curtain logistics: a few thoughts…

A few things to start considering: http://www.theatricalsupplies.com.au/curtains.html –       Design, feeding system (up/down or centre/out?), weight and drape of cloth? –       Cost of velvet/ fabric of choice. Need to think about sourcing funding. To make a curtain?  or to hire a … Continue reading

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Curtain A. R. T.

So here are some curtain-y things that have come before… Valley Curtain – Jeanne-Claude & Christo At the end of 1970 Christo and Jeanne-Claude began the preparations for the Valley Curtain project. A 400-meter long cloth was to be stretched … Continue reading

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Curtain Call…

Wow, so there is lots of different kinds of stage curtains that vary both in design and construction. I’ve picked out a few images as reference points but a quick and brief explanation for the various types of  stage curtains … Continue reading

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