Digesting Ritual is what remains of solo exhibition, Extispicy in the Everyday at the Ivy Arts Centre, and participatory performance, Our Palace of Intestines for Stag(e) Hill at University of Surrey, in July 2018. The project draws on the ancient practice of extispicy, divination using the entrails, one of the most omnipresent of divination practices across the ancient world, ecofeminism, recent neuro-gastroenterological research, as well as medieval feasts and theatrical pies.
Inkjet printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Book and Album 220gsm concertina, containing two three-hole stitched bound pamphlets, inkjet printed on Munken Lynx 120gsm, a digitally printed cotton-linen insert, back page and shortbread biscuit in a bag, all contained within a belly band. Produced and bound by Amanda Couch and Kristen Fraser.
Artist book publication with texts by Adam Alston and Amanda Couch, and designed by Kristen Fraser. Published by bookRoom Press, Farnham, 2019. ISBN: 978-0-9576828-8-7.
This book makes a major contribution to the fields of theatre and performance studies, devised performance practice, and practice-based research. The authors provide a treasure-trove of performance exercises that will...
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER, SHIPPING OCT/NOV Drawing out the particularities of working in twos, with a focus on collaborative performance making, Entanglements of Two: A Series of Duets considers the duet as...