RECOUNT INTO BEING
Curated by Elysia Lukoszevieze
Performance by Rowland Hill
3rd Dec 2021, 19:00 - 21:00
Part of an ongoing curatorial project exploring the translation of performance to documentation to reenactment, ‘Performance Two’ is a reiteration by Rowland Hill of an original improvisation by dance artist Rachel Krische performed at the Holden Gallery in October 2021.
Created solely based upon witness statements from audience members present at the original performance, the work is a translational collaboration between audience and artist. Contemplating a form of documentation which is audience led rather than image based, ‘Performance Two’ encourages a reconsideration of traditional archival methods through the retelling of ephemeral experience.
‘Performance Two’ is part of Recount Into Being curated by Elysia Lukoszevieze.
Rowland Hill (b. 1989) is an artist living in Manchester working across performance, moving image, writing and sound. In 2017 she received the Clare Winsten Memorial Award from The Slade School of Fine Art and in 2019 a Jerwood Bursary to adapt her performance Interjectional Exercises into a book.
Rowland has performed and presented her work at spaces including The Koppel Project, London (2020), Raven Row, London (2019), Organon, Denmark (2019), The Holden Gallery, Manchester (2019), Charlton Gallery, London (2017), Flux Factory, New York (2017), Aldeburgh Music (2016), Splendor, Amsterdam (2015), Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre (2015), ICA (2015) and the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2015).
She frequently performs works by other artists across visual and sound art contexts, which have included the UK premiere of we shall run by Yvonne Rainer (2018), Seedbed by Vito Acconci (2019), and pieces by La Monte Young and Alison Knowles (2019) at London Contemporary Music Festival; Tape Piece by Maya Verlaak & Andy Ingamells at Archway Sound Symposium, 5 Years Gallery (2019); Solos for Voice by John Cage at John Cage: Maybe Even Beyond the Delta, The Lowry (2019); and Tate and the Lyle-ettes by Rosa Johan-Uddoh at Tate Britain (2018).
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