SECOND HAND HISTORY (2007)

Collaboration with Dan Scott: Performance with 60 items of found clothing, Boca Nord Theatre, Barcelona, for eBent'07 Live Art Festival. Duration: 45 mins.

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We spent one month collecting discarded clothing from the streets around Boca Nord.

On the night of the performance every member of the audience received an item of found clothing as they entered the theatre. On cue they were invited to hand over their garments and (as I put them on) recount a brief anecdote the item had inspired, or relay thoughts about the previous owner. As the clothes layered up so, via live sound loops, did the words and stories.

Sound extract:

 

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