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SPILL medea_DARK|ROOM | Julia Bardsley

Photo by Andrew Poppy

Times: 11am-6pm
Tickets: £7 / £5 (concessions)

SPILL Mix tickets give you entry to all SPILL events at Toynbee Studios / National Theatre Studio on that day. NB some events have limited capacity and you’ll need to sign up on the day (£20 / £15).

The SPILL Mega-Mix gives you entry to events over all three days (6, 7 & 13 April) and allows you to queue jump for limited capacity sign up events. Add all three days to your basket to get the SPILL Mega-Mix (£45 / £31.50).

In a room of red, charged with the energy of electro-magnetic desire and the vibration of short-circuited sensation – a female figure calculates formulae and constructs models for a series of erotic equations. The medea_DARK|ROOM is a laboratory installation of performative experiments modulated, manipulated & controlled by the persona of Medea.

medea: dark matter events is an on-going research project that utilises the Medea myth to investigate thematic strands specifically related to female sexuality, the neurobiology of creativity & the physics of eroticism. The current research is being conducted through Theron Schmidt at King’s College London, as a cross-departmental artists’ residency. Julia is a theatre artist working with an interplay of performance, video, photography, extreme garments & sculptural objects. Recent works include: The Divine Trilogy, (London, Glasgow, Portugal, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia, Belgium & Italy). meta-FAMILY (Brazil, London, Brussels, Ljubljana) & Medea: dark matter events, an on-going research project (DeptfordX 2011/12 & What Matters Festival, London).

DARK|ROOM ambient by Andrew Poppy.

Julia is a King’s Visiting Research Fellow & this edition of the project is supported by a King’s College London/SPILL 2013 commissioning initiative. Julia is an Artsadmin associate artist. Produced by BARDSLEY_POPPY projects.

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Date and time

6–7 April 2013

Please note
This is now a past event.


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