Tuesday 4th September 2012
NINA ALEXOPOULOU'S main interest lies in femininity and female identity and its relation with the notions of abjection, hysteria and food. She is also interested in explicit and intimate performance art, mass and popular culture and cupcakes. Her work takes the form of live performance, installation and video. For SMASH LAB VI Nina presents And Everything Ends Up Looking As Glorious As Still Life, a live-art performance that explores femininity and female identity, while it incorporates food to stress notions of consumption, hysteria and abjection.
OLIVER HORNSBY-SAYER is a graduate of Trinity Laban and is interested in using choreology for the means to create choreography. For SMASH LAB VI Oliver presents Baby Pigs - An investigation into how much movement occurs after death during decomposition. Through using a choreological approach and decoding specific visual sources a movement vocabulary has emerged.
Choreographed by: Oliver Hornsby-Sayer. Dancers: Oliver Hornsby-Sayer and Malin Nillson. Music: Alice Emerson. Costume: George Sayer
ADAM SCOTT-ROWLEY is currently in his second year of his professional acting degree at LAMDA but spends the majority of his time off devising Cabaret and Performance Art pieces around the topics of Gender, Sexuality and Morality. For SMASH LAB VI Adam presents The Erotic Drive to Cross-Dress which explores case studies from Magnus Hirschfeld's 1910 publication; Die Transvestiten.
All photographs by Ludovic Des Cognets