Etched

Hurst, A. and Vivas, J. (2014) Etched. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

Etched is the result of an ongoing research collaboration between Andy Hurst (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Judi Vivas (University of Kent). The work tests the intersection between physical movement, projected dynamic light structures and generated sound, the result of which is a visually intriguing postdramatic experience. Without a narrative structure, the performance exists within a moment of expanded time as a young woman endures an horrific assault.

On 30th December 2012, Naomi Oni became a victim of an acid attack near her home in east London. Fourteen months later, her assailant, once a friend of Naomi, was jailed for twelve years. This event and the perceived increase in media coverage of similar attacks across the world, served as a catalyst for Etched.

The video documentation of this performance was made when Etched was performed as part of the Canterbury Sounds New Festival in May 2014

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Uncontrolled Keywords: Postdramatic; projection; haze; lighting; performance
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1600 Drama > PN2000 Dramatic Representation. The Theater
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Music and Performing Arts
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Depositing User: Mr Andy Hurst
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2016 09:16
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2016 09:16
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/14813

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Last edited: 29/06/2016 12:23:00