Author: Ben Hogg

FVEY: Upstream data collective.

FVEY: UPSTREAM DATA COLLECTION. Saturday 27 NovemberLivestream Victoria Room | Christchurch Town Hall Ōtakaro River 10:00 onwardsFVEY: UPSTREAM COLLECTIVE.New Zealand has been a part of the Five Eyes Treaty since 1948. Spying on the Russians during the cold war, the Vietnamese during America’s invasion, on Kim Dot Com, on our Pacific neighbours, on every country the USA […]

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Neon

NEON.Saturday 27 NovemberVictoria Room | Christchurch Town Hall 10:00 onwardsNeon is a filmed performance work, projected in large-scale to be viewed throughout the festival. The concept builds on Kittows sculptural and filmic practice, which considers ideas around reality in cinema and performance. Incorporating the performative pull of Summerhayes and Bosmans offbeat soundscape, a captivating play […]

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This Piece Won’t Change the World

THIS PIECE WON’T CHANGE THE WORLD.Sunday 28 NovemberRon Ball Studio | Christchurch Town Hall 10:00 – 11:00 A couple, perform a couple of couples. Harnessing a wide range of performative styles Matthew and Benedikte use everything at their disposal to present a humorous exploration of coupledom. What is real/actual/autobiographic is morphed into fiction leaving an uncertainty […]

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First Buzzard at the Body

FIRST BUZZARD AT THE BODY.Sunday 28 NovemberRon Ball Studio | Christchurch Town Hall 14:30 – 15:30 First Buzzard at the Body is an experimental solo vocal performance loosely hung on a theme of birdhood. A setlist of poetic texts are subjected to transformative compositional processes, gutting them of meaning (regurgitated words, parroted mimicry) or stumbling through […]

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Wild Fabrics

WILD FABRICS. Saturday 27 NovemberRon Ball Studio | Christchurch Town Hall 16:00 – 17:00In its previous life a solo performance. Sits at the intersection of composition, video, speech, field recordings, and interview transcription. A recorded element transcribed. Transforming original material through the imagined body of the composer-performer. Hesitations, mistakes, rewinds, stops and starts become embedded […]

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