A Foundation – PERFORMANCE: Touch Village

touch-village-100SATURDAY 9 October 2010, 20.00 – late at A Foundation. Free admission.
Visitors to the A Foundation are invited to cruise the alleys and windows of Touch Village – an interactive performance installation that explores the possibilities of documenting intimacy and human contact in performance. The village is a web of interactive situations, which leads visitors on their own journey, through which they can explore themselves and the limits of performer-participant relationships.

Touch Village is a curatorial project by Kimbal Bumstead in collaboration with a group of selected interactive artists, Hedva Eltanani, Jack Ridley, Baptiste Croze, Heather Jones, Matthew Kay, Lynn Lu, Richard Taylor, Alexandra Zierle, Paul Carter and The Mysterious DJ Collective.

Touch Village is a durational work, its individual elements unfolding over the course of the evening. Structured around a central installation, seven separate performances propose intimate situations. The encounters leave traces and products behind which bear witness to these shared moments. Visitors to the village are free to explore and participate in the process of touching and being touched. Like all good villages, there is a friendly bar with live music…

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