Monthly Archives: November 2011

“The Sequence” teaser video

Carl Looper, who filmed a lot of latter period Splinters work, is remastering the video The Sequence, which he co-produced, shot and edited. Not a Splinters work per se, but co-produced, directed by and starring David Branson along with Patrick … Continue reading

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PASIG Conference

Attended my first meeting/conference today of the Museums Australia Performing Arts Special Interest Group (PASIG) held at Gorman House in Canberra – one of the great things about having all these national institutions is they have lots of conferences here! … Continue reading

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David Branson biography planning

From Joel Swadling over at the Splinters Facebook page: The project I am proposing will take the form of a book-length literary biography of David Branson, dealing prominently with his impact on arts in the ACT and Melbourne (and, to … Continue reading

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Splinters Exhibition planning

As the end of 2011 approaches and the seminars are out the way, it’s time get stuck into the proposal for an exhibition of art and artists associated with Splinters to be curated by José Robertson, planned for the Centenary … Continue reading

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Gavin gets (ex)cited

Comrade scholar Gerald Keaney has published a fascinating piece in an international peer reviewed journal, which references Splinters and the articles in RealTime. In his own words: People may b interested in a shrt article i wrote 4 the latest issue … Continue reading

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Aktion Surreal

Gerry Keaney has published an excellent critical overview of Aktion Surreal, a Canberra performance group which has been described as Splinters’ mutant sister. The two groups shared several members and collaborated on key works such as Flowers of Gold/Bezerkii Carnival … Continue reading

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Here Be Dragons

Here be Dragons is an article on Splinters and its milieu published in RealTime, Australia’s critical guide to international contemporary arts, #93 Oct-Nov 2009. This is the article that sparked the research project. A followup article Where to now? in RT94 … Continue reading

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