Creators: Invisible Flock and Collaborators Reviewer: John Roberts It’s always interesting that you can live in a city for many years and not know that a place exists, even though its’ just a stone’s throw away from your doorstep and never has the case been truer, than Digital Flocks atmospheric art installation Aurora at Toxteth’s now disused reservoir. Aurora has been ...Read More »
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Creators: David Bolger, Louise Lowe, and Owen Boss Reviewer: Sarah Hoover The installation, a 'legacy' of the ANU and Cois Céim Dance Theatre production, These Rooms (2016), is evocative of the original performance but also textures the themes of that performance with its own layers of emotion and meaning. The installation, create by Owen Boss, uses the peeling, patched wallpaper and ...Read More »
Music: Bill Fontana Choreographer: Mayuri Boonham Reviewer: Jo Beggs Described as a ‘Dance-Sculpture-Sonic Art Installation’, Erhebung, created by ATMA Dance feels rather forgotten about at the Lowry. Performed in the Compass Room, usually grandly dressed for corporate events, which today feels more like a rehearsal room with grey blinds drawn to cut out the natural light, only to be replaced ...Read More »
Creators: Shanaz Gulzar &Kully Thiarai Writer: Kay Adshead Reviewer: Holly Spanner The veil, in religious context is intended to show honour to an object or space. For Muslim women and girls there are a number of varieties which are worn in accordance with hijab – the principle of dressing modestly, and obscuring that which men find sexually attractive. There are ...Read More »
Artist: Graham Gingles Co-Commissioned by The MAC and the NOW 14-18 Project. Reviewer: Kevin McCluskey “At times like these men were wishing themselves all sorts of insects. And when they were shelling, it was common to hear a man say ‘I wish I was a worm now.’” These words are heard as a barely audible whisper as spectators confront and ...Read More »
Presented by: Anu Productions Reviewed by: Ciara Murphy [Rating:4.5] You hear a voice in your headphones. What is it representing? Who is it representing and how are you going to represent it? Anu Productions present Protest Part 2, a Live Art piece that is easily the most poignant of the ‘13’ series. This piece represents the forgotten women of the ...Read More »