I’d like to personally invite you to my final degree performance at the University of Brighton. Over the past year, I have been working towards the MA in Performance & Visual Practices. Dirty History is one of the projects that arose from this period.
Dirty History is a sensual representation of sexual memory through ritual, soil, & time. The performance—consisting of ritual-like movements and autobiographic text—takes place along an expanse of 9,000L of compost. Through poetry, both live & prerecorded, I will introduce a sampling of recalled (markedly queer) intimacies and sexual memories. I will slowly unearth a history by working the soil and divulging memories, hoping to break down the performed ritual. For an hour, I invite you to sit with me in this mound of earth. Don’t worry. You’ll have a seat.
Thursday 11 September 2pm Friday 12 September 6pm & 8pm
All performances are free.
Sallis Benney Theatre
The University of Brighton
58-67 Grand Parade
Brighton BN2 0JY
I’ve decided that it was about time to lay it all out there, to share my processes and thoughts. As I’m becoming more confident and clearly focused, I’ve decided it’s time to represent those energies and intentions in the form of a professional artist’s website. This website will serve multiple purposes. Firstly, it is a polished way for me to publicly share my work and archive the documentation of those projects. Currently, I’m well into my second term of an MA in Performance & Visual Practices at the University of Brighton (UK). Therefore, my site will also function as a platform for my practice and research developments leading up to the MA final assessments. I will primarily use the blog as my online R&D archive; it will be a journal, an inspiration board, a sometimes agenda, and an occasional bulletin. I hope to post updates as often as possible, but for now I’m setting a weekly schedule. Besides the blogroll, the About and Current Work sections will be continually altered and tweaked, too. I’ll be adding more photos, videos, and text as well as further questioning my intentions and interests. It’s a constantly shifting form just like all of us.
Please explore the site and visit often. I hope that you can engage with the work. Stay tuned for more.