I am not planning to write about my first Australian Theatre Forum experience. Nor will I summarise what went on. There are a great few articles and blog entries from Alison Croggon, Humphrey Bower, Eloise Maree, and of course the wonderful twitter stream that is #ATF2015. These thoughts that I am now putting into words… Continue reading ATF 2015; what’s beyond? Scrap that. Theatre, period; what’s beyond?
the words swirl around in my head: curator, facilitator, artistic director, dramaturg, midwife. the questions repeat themselves: "It may be what is perhaps most clearly seen in its use as a noun: the word “contemporary” implies a relation; one is a contemporary of another. The word “contemporary” is traceable to the Medieval Latin word, “contemporarius,”… Continue reading entering somewhere else
A truly international breed of people has arisen in the 1990s, people who adopt an imaginative, eclectic and non-hierarchical view of culture. This transcultural order[!] will lead a nomadic lifestyle and will draw its energy from a permanent and intensive exchange of speed, of place, and of social surrounding. Local human contact as well as… Continue reading
last night, an invigorating conversation about the changing perspectives on my practice, we arrived at the sense of being a “midwife.” in the process of investigation; more writing to come.