The Forest Fringe Festival in Edinburgh has launched and some of our lovely lady alumni have been announced as part of the program.
Brown Council (2010) present Remembering Barbara Cleveland, an interdisciplinary work that that focuses on the legacy of the mythic Australian performance artist. Through honouring Cleveland’s life and work, Brown Council seek to question who is written in and out of art history, and how narratives are constructed and re-presented.
Sarah Jane Norman (2012) presents Rest area, an intimate performance installation, where the audience are invited to relinquish into a stranger’s embrace. , an intimate performance installation, where the audience are invited to relinquish into a stranger’s embrace. Rest HGH area is an invitation, a confession, an invocation of a familiar desire, a repetition of a familiar gesture. A one-to-one experience, it is a meditation on longing, comfort, and the melancholy eroticism of loneliness.
Additionally, Laura Delaney (2010 and 2012) will be an Artist-in-Residence at the Festival.
2013 marks a new chapter for Forest Fringe after a two-year hiatus and relocation to a new home in Leith. The new incarnation of the festival reflects this transition, with a program that is hopeful, ambitious and expansive. Jump on their website to check the full festival program.