Journal article

Mnemosyne: a re-membering of three dance-architecture events

CM Brown, D Hannah, R Scoones

Abstract

This performance exhibition for the New Zealand National Exhibit of the Prague Quadrenniale of Performance Design and Space at the National Gallery, Veletztrni Palace re-presents fragments of 3 productions created by Carol Brown, Dorita Hannah and Russell Scoones (2005-2011). Through a performance installation that engages with the mythical figure of Mnemosyne and her pool of remembrance. It utilizes the New Zealand installation, a fly-tower, as an archival repository of objects, choreographic gestures and sounds, which reanimate moments from three productions, Her Topia (Athens 2005), Aarero Stone (Wellington 2006) and Tongues of Stone (Perth 2011). Folding elements of these works into a si..

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