• Lines in the Desert

    Autralian Center for Contemporary Art

    Peter King and his company, Going Through Stages, have developed a reputation during the last year or so for staging conceptually complex and challenging performance pieces. Recent productions include Axes Edge, 1990, which took on the relation between architecture and performance, and The Butterfly Effect, 1990, (staged at the Melbourne city baths), which attempted to wrap speech and gesture around the scientific theories of randomness.

    The “lines in the desert” that name this production are notated in a double-edge x on the floor of the gallery space; under the supervision of codesigner Peter

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