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Tommy Lauren

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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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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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Machine

Images / Styles Here are some touchpoints for different images and styles we could work with + some awesome You Tube videos for inspiration: Mousetrap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMzbRkWGLv0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1LVhx-s8f0 Charlie Chaplin – Modern Times factory scene http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CReDRHDYhk8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kujc_IZX404&feature=related (at 4’50”) OK Go … Continue reading

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Circus Circus Donkey

About Donkeys http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey About Mules http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mule Animal wrangling agencies http://www.animalactors.com.au/ http://www.incrediblecreatures.net.au/ http://www.animalsonthemove.com.au/ http://www.bonzapony.com.au/ Animals need to be aproved/licensed through the NSW Dept of Agriculture and handlers insured. We may need to get a license for a temporary road closure: http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/Business/Filming/Guidelines/ParkingTrafficIssues.aspContinue reading

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