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  • Co-ordinators of SOLO Misri Dey – Founder & Director Senior Lecturer in Music Theatre Falmouth University Tremough Campus Penryn Cornwall Ria Hartley – Co-director & Producer Artist (Associate Lecturer in Theatre) Residence The Milk Bar Bristol
  • Context: Solo artists You are the ‘author’ of the work You are central to the process of development You are ‘in’ the work
  • Is this for me? What do you mean by Contemporary Performance? The term Contemporary Performance is used to describe: hybrid performance works and artists that travel between the fields of Experimental Theatre & Dance, Video Art, Visual Art, Music Composition and Performance Art without adhering to one specific field’s practice. (Contemporary Performance Network) Other forms of practice might be described as: Live Art- Site-specific/site based performance – Acktions -Body Art Performance Writing - Devised Theatre - Digital/mediated/multimedia Performance/Net Art - Walking Practice - Feminist performance – Oneto-One - Environmental Performance - Political/Activist performance Sound Art - Durational Performance - Street Art – Script Based - Score based work – contemporary dance/movement – Physical Theatre – Socially engaged – Participatory - Interactive - autobiographical – Performance/sound installation etc
  • ‘Original’ Devised work Process based Experimental Inter/multi/cross disciplinary Critical Contextual
  • The pursuit of new ideas and new experiences
  • Why is it a Forum? • Forum - a meeting or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged. • a place of assembly for the people. • an assembly, meeting place for the discussion of questions of ’public’ interest.
  • What the forum offers • Provide a monthly meeting ground for solo artists to engage in a creative process with activities & events to steer artists towards realising projects • A space to share Skills, Knowledge & Ideas between practitioners • Develop partnerships in support of solo practitioners and solo work in Bristol • Offer a web space for exchange, documentation and professional development • A solo performance platform (Bristol & Falmouth)
  • SOLO strands SOLO Workshops SOLO Dialogues SOLO Residencies SOLO Lab SOLO Scratch SOLO Platform SOLO webspace
  • Timeframe Structure Feb 2014 – First Meeting March 2014 – SOLO Dialogues April 2014 – SOLO Dialogues May 2014 – SOLO Devising Workshop 1 June 2014 - SOLO Devising Workshop 2 July 2014 - SOLO Devising Workshop 3 August 2014 - SOLO Devising Workshop 4 September 2014 - SOLO Lab 1 (Falmouth) October 2014 - SOLO Lab 2 (Bristol) November 2014 - SOLO Scratch Event 1 December 2014 – SOLO Scratch Event 2 January 2014 – Platform Preparation February 2014 - Platform Preparation March 2015 SOLO Platform (Bristol)
  • Group ethos AA Agency & Autonomy
  • Commitment Hsieh Tehching - Time Clock Piece 1980 -1981
  • Opportunities SOLO Dialogues Falmouth University Present work (in progress) Talk about the making of your work Run a Workshop with a HE student group SOLO Lab Falmouth University September 2014 SOLO Residency Falmouth University
  • Upcoming Events