We’re interested in the points of connection between these two disciplines, exploring what theatre and visual arts can learn from each other.
November: Experimenta Social talk at ACMI X, introducing the idea of the centre
January: Doors to centre open!
Dramaturgs, curators and artists are invited to submit a research note about what they were exploring, during their residency at the Centre for Dramaturgy and Curation.
March: Researcher asks questions about sensetivity reading and issues around identity and conflicts on creative projects.
February: Mark publishes an op-ed on Arts Hub introducing the Centre and discussing the critical role of dramaturgy and curation in contemporary local practice
May: piloted a workshop on Proposing Projects, focusing on curatorial knowledge
We help NAVA some with arts policy advocacy, lead up to federal election in MAY
May: Public showing as an outcome for Bridget Mackey’s residency, exploring sound dramaturgy
May: Mark was a speaker at the Asian Dramaturgs’ Network Conference in Singapore. The theme was Dramaturgy and the Human Condition, engaging with key questions for the dramaturg in Asia navigating an increasingly complex world in need of critical action and speech. Image credit: Centre 42.
On May 19, we held our first major CDC event, bringing together some of the artists and researchers we’ve been connecting with. Read ARTICLE HERE.
Photos: Keelan O'Hehir
May: Researcher submits article
Researchers and collaborators so far have been:
Emilie Collyer (playwright)
Kiera Brew Kurec (visual artist)
Amanda Haskard & Kristi Monfries (curators)
Erin Miline (producer)
Georgia Banks (visual artist)
Emma Hall (performance maker)
Bridget Mackey (performance maker)
Dan Giovannoni and Luke Kerridge (playwright and director)
Dan Giovannoni and Amelia Evans (playwrights)
Sibyl Kempson (plauywright/USA)
Krishna Istha (playwright)
Adele Wilkes (film maker)
Jess Knight and Bridget Balodis (playwright and director)
Alex Walker (Performance maker/ House of Muchness)
June: Arie's interview, talking about
Sep: Mark provides dramaturgical support of Jess Knights Melbourne Fringe show Mormon Girl. Directed by Bridget Balodis.
Image: Theresa Harrison
On September 15 was Antidote Festival, an afternoon of stalls and experiences led and created by young people.
We teamed up with House of Muchness to deliver this event, providing curatorial and dramaturgical support.
September: The Amazing Painting prototype is presented at Fringe. It explores alternative infrastructure and methods for exhibiting painting.
Arie provided curatorial support on The Lizard Is Present by Vidya Rajan. Presented at Melbourne Fringe. Amazing photos. September 2019.