Curated Exhibition, Event or Festival

'Swag', Australian Student Exhibition, Prague Quadrennial 2019

Jo-Anne Briscoe

Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2019 | Published : 2019

Abstract

“Swag” (n) – Australia, in common usage: A sleeping roll in which personal belongings are bundled; bedding or sleeping bag used in camping. Take your shoes off and climb in with us… Lie down on our hand-worked understory of backyard textures and recollections under an Australian evening sky and look up into fragments of childhood memory floating above. Three Australian performing arts schools collaborate to bring you a very personal experience of the ambivalence of the Australian dream. Students of the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne and West Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth have pieced together a bittersweet cross-coun..

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