2. Deathbed Skiing: the words

Talking into the Story Bus

Here are the words I said at the multimedia performance of Deathbed Skiing at the Showroom gallery, along with a few images:   Deathbed Skiing Later on my dad stops talking. Gets less responsive. More restless restless restless.  I want to freshen him up. Put his arms. Around my neck  Sit him. Forward. And He. Tries. to get out of …

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1. Black Run: the words

U my show: when the Back Run was shown

Here are the words I said at the performance of Black Run at the Showroom gallery, with a few of the many images: Black Run: This is my DAD. He’s an Expert at LIVING.  The Doctors told him his Cancer was TERMINAL. But my dad kept on and on EXPERTLY living, living, living. Then one morning. He. Told me. …

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1. Black run

Now I turn and step out to face this life-size image of my dad

The images for the Black Run story were shown on the metalphoric theatre – one of the Korean ‘machines’ that underpinned ‘Dawn Breaks’ at the Showroom Gallery. I stood alongside telling the story of my dad’s expertise at living. Initially I had my back to the audience – I wanted them to experience the speed of a …

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My Perspective: Raw materials

My Perspective. Collage of Tate Modern turbine hall_With Bruce Nauman Raw Materials.

I loved making this My Perspective collage! It shows the Tate Turbine Hall. The assignment was to show perspective, and there’s an orange-line vanishing point vanishing off into the yellow distance, under a white roll-out. The side steps are in orange, and there’s that I-still-dont-know-what-it-is yellow/black/chalk lit-up thing perched high up facing right. But mainly this collage shows the massive …

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