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Paeonia Drive Grey
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August 3

About

A scrolling landscape without beginning or end: Paeonia Drive is a 360 degree virtual space where the physical folds into the digital and horizons become unstitched. First conceived as a live performance and installation, for this edition artists Angela Goh and Su Yu Hsin have constructed a 360 degree virtual environment housing the digital components of the project, including 3D plants and objects, 3D scans of the performer’s bodies, text and hyperlinks to research materials. Rendering, capturing, translation and digitisation become processes on display in a world of digital relics from what would have been a live performance.

In this space between the physical and virtual, Paeonia Drive explores the screen-user interface as its own form of stage. The screen becomes a mirror where one’s own reflection lives on the surface of a virtual world beyond.

This collaboration between Sydney-based dancer and choreographer Angela Goh and Taiwanese artist and filmmaker Su Yu Hsin speaks at scales alternately intimate, social and planetary, zooming in and out on the hazy horizon of the future.

Premiere status

World Premiere

Presented by

  • Presented by Campbelltown Arts Centre and Arts House as part of BLEED 2020.

Artistic Credits

  • Lead Artist: Angela Goh
  • Lead Artist: Su Yu Hsin

Supported by

  • Paeonia Drive is commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre and Taipei Performing Arts Center as part of BLEED 2020 and ADAM.
  • BLEED is conceived, produced and presented by City of Melbourne through Arts House and Campbelltown City Council through Campbelltown Arts Centre. BLEED has been assisted by the Federal Government through Australia Council for the Arts, its funding and advisory body.

Schedule

Experience from 3 August

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