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Spank performance tour [at National Review of Live Art 2008]

Spank performance tour [at National Review of Live Art 2008]

Smith, Caroline (2008) Spank performance tour [at National Review of Live Art 2008]. [Art/Poetry/Short Story Performance or Reading]

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Spank is a duet about two women’s journeys as they play out different roles. One woman recalls stinging anecdotes marked by intimacy, jealousy, fear and fantasy from her childhood in the 70s suburbs – round the corner from where Mike Leigh would film Life Is Sweet. Her Double (projected on screen) reads from a newspaper about an event that punctured the local community, creating an enduring cultural scar, her voice lacking emotion. Both women must eventually face one another and ask, who is deceiving whom? The consequences of guilt and shame and the unstable shift from private memory to public consequence is inevitable and deadly.[ABSTRACT BY THE AUTHOR]

Item Type: Art/Poetry/Short Story Performance or Reading
Additional Information: 45 minute one woman show with screen image. Caroline Smith was one of 19 selected international Elevator Artists at National Review of Live Art.
Uncontrolled Keywords: performances, live art,
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Communications & Creative Arts
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Last Modified: 07 Oct 2019 14:11
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: None

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