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Fissure

Stewart, Nigel and Wilson, Louise Ann (2011) Fissure. [Performance]

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Abstract

Produced by Artevents as part of their Re-enchantment project, Fissure was a one-off walking performance work in the Yorkshire Dales that lasted three days. As the audience walked over dales, into limestone caves and up mountains, six dancers and six singers evoked key events in the relationship between two sisters as one of them suffers and dies from a brain tumour. Exploring the analogy between physical processes in the landscape and the brain, and processes of love, loss, grief and transformation, the project was developed over three years with the involvement of neurologists, geologists, cavers, mountain leaders, and other individuals and organizations with specialist local knowledge.

Item Type: Performance
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enviromental Performance ; Walking Performance ; Rural Performance ; Site-specific performance
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
ID Code: 56245
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2012 17:41
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2012 14:51
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56245

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