Monthly Archives: October 2010

Documentation of first performance: all images by Lucy Barker

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When Night Falls: Lucy Barker’s thoughts after the first performance

After a new stage of another creative adventure with Rita Marcalo I find that, once again, I have experienced an unexpectedly emotional journey during the three hour piece. As documenter, my role was to man the camera and ensure everything … Continue reading

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The first performance

Exhaustion and the Catholic ideology of penitence… It is now 3 days after the first performance of When Night Falls and I finally feel like I can digest and reflect on it… This has been the most physically exhausting performance … Continue reading

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The day before…

Late sunday night… Going through the last final preparations for tomorrow… Just tried on covering my body with white body paint and I think I willl use it tomorrow… I am aware it resonates with butoh performance, but I am … Continue reading

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Finally friday

It’s friday… The last day of our residency… The piece is there, all seems sorted and we are now just doing final rehearsing… We have just had the opportunity to share our work with some people at The Mill and … Continue reading

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