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Cassils’ work Inextinguishable Fire speaks to the radical unrepresentability of certain forms of trauma and violence. How can we enact empathy when our own situation is so removed from the atrocities of torture and war? Inextinguishable Fire articulates the space where this overlap occurs. This performance for the camera feature Cassils engaged in a treacherous fire stunt. The final […]


  • November 12, 2015

In the two of us Jon explores themes of love and loss, the resilience of the broken heart and our yearning to heal and love again For Jon John the act of love is one of the last surviving ecstatic rituals in our disposable society. The intense physicality and emotional depth of Jon’s practice has […]


  • November 3, 2014

Albion Voice is a cross music, technology and performance presentation. Songs from the album of the same name are performed whilst Bishi is immersed in visuals, projected over and around her to form an environment of ever shifting lines and perspective. Albion Voice is an exciting piece of music and modern theatre that explores the […]


  • November 3, 2014

SPILL Festival of Performance 2014


  • November 2, 2014

If you want to keep your nose the same tilt your head to the right. Mathematical . Violent. Geometrical. Surfaces. Collisions. Thud! Resonances. Confinement. Run. Crawl. Change. Roll. Impossible Tasks. The squeak of the shoe. Anonymous. Prototypes. A fresh start. Nothing is hidden. A SPILL Commission, presented in partnership with DanceEast. Co-produced with Metal. Supported by […]


  • November 1, 2014

A woman descends wearing a sumptuous pink satin gown inspired by Christian Dior. The train continues to unfold as she walks filling and dressing the space effortlessly. Evoking nostalgia for a glamorous era long gone. A visual feast to behold. However all is not as it seems to be. Beneath the surface a descent into […]


  • September 22, 2014

SPILL Festival of Performance regularly commissions writers to respond to the performance works – less as reviewers, and more as artists producing creative documents of the event. For the 2011 festival, these texts were titled SPILL Stings, and were coordinated by Theron Schmidt, with contributions from Johanna Linsley, Mary Paterson and Madeline Hodge. The following […]


  • April 23, 2011