Wrestling / Resting, performance documentation, improvisation 5/3/17, Artspace Studios Sydney photograph by Ella Sutherland
WRONG SOLO PRESENTS, I AM A BRANCH FLOATING ON A SWOLLEN RIVER AFTER THE RAIN
Exhibition Opening: Friday 24 March, 6–8pm
Exhibition Dates: 24 March–22 April 2017
Location: Front Gallery, 200 Gertrude Street
Artists: Brian Fuata, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Dominic Kirkwood, Sarah Rodigari, Michael Snape, Brooke Stamp, Ella Sutherland with performances by Tim Derbyshire, Stephanie Kabanyana, Mark Shorter, Spencer Lai, Adelle Mills, Nic Tammens, Lauren Burrow, Luke George and DAMP
AN INTERIOR MOTIVATION
1. I AM DIGGING AROUND ON THE BANKS OF A RIVER
I AM PUSHING SLOPPY SAND INTO SLABS AND ACCUMULATING PILES
2. I AM CAST BY THE MOONLIGHT
I AM CASTING A BEACH IN THE MOONLIGHT
I AM CASTING MY EYES FORWARDS AS YOU PASS ALONG THE
4. YOU ARE RUSHING BY
5. WE KNOW TO NOT KNOW HOW TO DO IT
6. FREE SPEAKING
7. AROUND AND AROUND
8. PUT SOMETHING IN THE RING. PICK IT UP
9. AWAIT THE APPARITIONAL SURGE
10. OUR WILL TO ACTION COMES AS A SURPRISE, MOSTLY TO US
I am a Branch Floating on a Swollen River After the Rain was a new site-specific work in the street-facing front gallery of Gertrude Contemporary by Sydney-based collaboration Wrong Solo (Brian Fuata and Agatha Gothe-Snape) involving a number of artists.
The work was a series of ten-minute improvisations that are performed, witnessed and transcribed into a score. The score will be displayed in the gallery and then re-performed by a selection of people throughout the duration of the exhibition.
Performance dates and times:
Friday 24 March, 6:30–6:40pm
with Brian Fuata
Saturday 25 March, 3–4pm
with Tim Derbyshire, Stephanie Kabanyana and Mark Shorter
Saturday 1 April, 3–4pm
with Spencer Lai, Adelle Mills and Nic Tammens
Saturday 8 April, 3–4pm
with Lauren Burrow, Luke George and DAMP
Witnesses: Georgina Criddle and Giles Fielke
The performances ran for a ten-minute duration only within the hour.
Click to read more about Brian Fuata and Agatha Gothe-Snape.
Click here to download the media release.