This multidisciplinary theatre work is revolutionising how theatre makers combine architecture, installation art, light, music, film and performance.
LRT intern Iris Higginbotham recalls her experience of witnessing Michelle St Anne’s . The Reckoning’ – a viewing of this work-in-progress, which featured an image based concert with Microfiche, Imogen Cranna and Cloé Fournier. In this article, Iris reflects on the impact of viewing a story that mirrored her lived experience, which ties in her unique perspective a […]
The foul of the air presented the beauty and the power of physical assemblage, with the energy and intentions of the performers and the audience merging through physical proximity. The filmed remnants of the live performance of The Foul of the Air are just that – perfectly curated and edited slices of a performance that in […]
To gothicise is to turn towards these conditions and resonances, to tend to rather than shy away from the odorous wounds of history. Festering in the hot Australian sun, their continuous, gaping presence demands it.
Where the women become the non-human – the rivers, the coastlines, the Australian bush, an endangered species.
The all-too-ordinary tendency to use the passive voice when reporting on physical and sexual violence
The ‘elephant in the room’, the reality of increasing climate change and its impacts, became the recurring theme and image – prompting reflection and engagement.
Socially isolated during a record heat wave, Lyn died the kind of death that we can expect to be attributable to global warming.
both refrain from telling a straight-forward story, both work collaboratively, but also rely on their own artistic “voice” uncompromisingly.
St Anne’s theatrical works have opened academic knowledge on climate change to a wider audience, while influencing people to make positive changes and take action.