Original Creative Work - Visual Art Work

Odyssey #1 - Black Sea

Malcolm Angelucci, Majella Thomas

Immigration Museum | Published : 2018

Abstract

Collected Odysseys – Black Sea is an installation and durational writing performance developed for the back room of the ground floor of the Immigration Museum: the glass extension at the back of the building, opening on the courtyard. The work engages with the Odyssey as a narrative, a journey, a material book and a dialogic process of questioning and telling one’s own story in relation to encounters, perils, agency and, ultimately, death. In doing this, it indirectly asks a question about contemporary journeying, in in both its positive and harrowingly tragic manifestations. As a performance writing practice, Collected Odysseys – Black Sea explores and exhibits the aspects of writing as a p..

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