'SICK' is a collaboration between Phillip Adams and Ryan New in association with Rawcus, supported by the Ian Potter Museum of Art.
Throughout July 2019, Temperance Hall Artistic Director Phillip Adams and artist Ryan New in association with Rawcus are undertaking a three-week residency at the Ian Potter Museum of Art to conceive and develop SICK, an exciting new work.
"For us, the title SICK holds both negative and positive associations, beyond its immediate connotation of physical and mental illness. Together we are constructing complicated critiques about the interior of our bodies, and our obsessions - some of which are messy and darkly humorous. We want this project to speak about us; the beauty and awkwardness of being two completely unfamiliar and disparate bodies moving epically and graciously failing, together, with Orson Welles and two 70s Hammond organs at our side."
This residency is one in a series of dance events curated by Phillip Adams as part of the Potter’s Inside Out season. The series showcases a range of emerging and established Australian artists as they explore the possibilities of dance in a museum environment.
The Phillip Adams dance series has been generously supported by Susan and Professor John B. Wardle. The Potter’s 2019 Inside Out program has been supported by Peter Jopling AM QC, Andy Zhang and Calvin Huang.
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