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advertised as 'an innovative new media and performance-based collaboration between Gravity Feed and Horst Kiechle' was presented 15 times during January 1999 at the Newtown Theatre, Sydney, Australia.
is a Sydney based all-male performance ensemble (formed in 1992) whose work moves between the genres of dance, physical theatre and performance art - site-specific, architectural, dense and atmospheric.
Gravity Feed's original performances are pervaded by sound-scapes, original compositions by in-house sound artist
The collaborative process between Gravity Feed and myself as the 'new media component', spanned almost 2 years. Throughout this time the original concept by Alan Schacher and myself - of a movable set on an architectural scale that, at some stage would envelope the audience, itself movable - changed little although potential realisations explored many possible roads depending on potential performance venues.
The top four links on the right document a range of preliminary investigations whereas 'Architectural Fragments' presents the various components of the final designs through photographs taken during the performances.
Visy Displays, Sydney, a division of Visy Industries
3M Hot Melt Adhesives
Commonwealth Government, Australia Council , New Media Fund
New South Wales Government, Ministry for the Arts