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RISING: Single Channel Video

Date
09 June 2022, 10:30am12 June 2022, 1:30pm
09 June 2022, 2:30pm12 June 2022, 5:30pm
CostFree
Location Create Quarter
The Quad
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

With echoes of Antiques Roadshow and internet unboxing videos, ordinary people’s poignant histories and curious collections reveal that behind the common lies the profound.

Along with Single channel video, Geelong’s pioneering Back to Back Theatre partners with the Library to crack open the archive, conjuring an op-shop of the soul filmed live onstage.

Behind a huge projection screen lies a museum of the everyday. Its shelves are stacked with meaningful and absurd objects, from a Britney Spears poster to a precious journal passed down through generations. As ordinary people step up to the camera with objects that hold significance to them, a power-play unfolds on the screen between the object, viewer and the self.

Each seemingly insignificant treasure holds a story: ridiculous, banal and profound. Single channel video unboxes our relationship to objects and their ability to act as totems of memory and experience.

Please note: this event is free to attend and does not require bookings. The audience are welcome to come and go throughout each session.

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