Live Performance of Creative Work

How to turn a ship around

Lisa Radford, Sam George, Chloe Martin, Tref Gare, Rinske Ginsberg

The Ian Potter Museum of Art | Published : 2018


How to turn a ship around (They could say love) is a script and performance developed with Sam George in and from conversation with Danielle O’Brien (a Webb dock-sitter) and Josh Bornstein (lawyer at Maurice Blackburn who developed a legal strategy for the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)) in reference to the 1998 Union dispute. Chloe Martin and Tref Gare performed this 8 minute 8 second script over 2 hours on 6 days during the exhibition State of the Union curated by Jacqueline Doughty at The Ian Potter Museum of Art. The Columbus Canada IMO 7800162 is a container ship that was prevented from docking by community action groups in Los Angeles. In May 1998, these action groups successfully ..

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