Performance

Wednesday
Mar042015

Helix Duette

A site-responsive live art tableaux by Marina Kelly & Ruby Tingle. For audiences of 2 at a time.

ArtFunkl, Manchester, United Kingdom, June 2014

There was an almost imperceptible low-pitched sound to the space. The session began at the entrance of the audience duo and ended as the black sand collected on the underbelly of the hourglass.

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Thursday
Feb212013

Dim All the Lights (2012)

A site-specific conceptual act by the Cohorts: Gregory Grube, Megan Katz & Marina Kelly

Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis, MN 

Homage to Donna Summer, DIM ALL THE LIGHTS featured the artists amid awkward intimacies, slippery transformations and shimmery acts of entaglement. Costume, sculpture and a strong association with modern dance and disco supported the experiment. 

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Wednesday
Feb202013

Out of Water (2012)

Ft. Funston Beach (San Francisco, California)
Performances at dawn and dusk on June 29, 2013

In the early morning light a group of singers and swimmers strike out towards the water's edge until they span the wide expanse of beach. They each look towards the sea, eyes intent, focused on the horizon, searching for something. Is somebody lost at sea? Created by Helen Paris and Caroline Wright.

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Monday
Jul092012

Holding You in the Light

A durational performance event featuring teenagers, love songs and a series of intimate 1-to-1 performances in a gallery setting.

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Saturday
Feb042012

Here We Left It

A Dear Heart Dance Production. Directed by Marina Kelly, Liz Sexe and Kate Hewson. HERE WE LEFT IT featured fourteen artists in an immersive theatrical experience for audiences of five. Each of the artists made work in response to Virginia Woolf’s short story A Haunted House.

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Monday
Nov142011

GOING (après Waiting)

GOING (après Waiting) features the artist and audiences of one participating in a poetic performance stroll. The piece was included in Spatula & Barcode's Café Allongé in Montreal, Canada (2012) and in Madison, Wisconsin as part of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art's Triennial Exhibition (2013-2014).

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Tuesday
Nov082011

First Holy Communion: If you want my body

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: IF YOU WANT MY BODY is an intimate performance, whereby an audience member kneels down, placing the provided headphones over their ears in order to listen to the artist's autobiographical re-telling of a childhood misunderstanding whereby she confused Rod Steward with God.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

Hey, Fighter

HEY, FIGHTER is a durational performance work that investigates the double-edged potential in the space between two people. Most recently shown at Ford's Boxing Gym in Madison, Wisconsin in May of 2011.

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Tuesday
Nov012011

Spoken For

SPOKEN FOR is a multi-media performance work by Marina Kelly and Megan Katz. Four male performers perform the stories of four women’s desires (speaking in time with video projected onto their torsos).

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Wednesday
Jan122011

Vestibular (2011)

VESTIBULAR features the artist furiously progressing through a crimson red fabric tube, surrounded by the steady throbbing of blood imagery and sound.

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Tuesday
Jan112011

Farm Dance (2010)

 

FARM DANCE was an original community dance work by Dear Heart Dance collective in collaboration with Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture and community members passionate about the local food movement.

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Tuesday
Jan112011

Sugar River (2010)

SUGAR RIVER offers a sweet and sour love story, exploring a girl's life steeped in sugar.

This theatrical work features the artist as well as her parents, Marina and Bobby Kelly and uses a variety of media in the re-telling of intimate family stories, tracing the passage from adolescence to adulthood. 

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Tuesday
Jan112011

{SAFE PRIME} CRAWL (2010)

SAFE PRIME CRAWL features a small pack of women, traversing the city-scape en route to a hut awaiting them in the corner of the gallery space.

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Tuesday
Jan112011

Gleaning (2009)

CrawlingI crawled through the field, keeping my spine parallel to the earth. 

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Monday
Jan102011

ON TIME (2008)

ON TIME explores the tension between taking one's time, indulging in the moment, free from the ticking of the clock and the pressure to arrive on the dot.  

Shown as part of the RAW show at the Project Lodge, in Madison, Wisconsin, ON TIME features multiple digital alarm clocks, video projection and a performance that begins with the artist sleeping as the audience arrives. 

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Wednesday
Sep082010

Resident.Alien. (2006)

RESIDENT.ALIEN. is a multi-media performance work exploring the respective immigration experiences of the artists Marina Kelly and Kate Hewson.

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