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An image of someone's legs and a platform in silhouette
26 February 2010
DCA

Smith/Stewart

Smith/Stewart

Smith/Stewart set up allegorical situations over which they often have little to no control, but which instigate explorations of dependence and trust, the body, sex and death.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
A microphone hanging from a cable
26 February 2010
DCA

Mattin

Mattin

Taking a scalpel to the relationship between performer and audience: cutting something out to see what’s left, a drastic subtraction and shift of emphasis.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Portrait of Marc Baron in black and white
27 February 2010
DCA

Marc Baron

Marc Baron

Three speakers play back pre-recorded sounds, Marc listens and responds: “What is played is the imperfect witness of what I listen to (or maybe better, how I listen).”

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
A microphone cable coiled on a grey floor
28 February 2010
DCA

Unstable, fragile but daring together

Emma Hedditch Howard Slater Laurie Pitt Liam Casey Mattin

Instead of the one-way monologue of normal performance, what would be the result of an actual collective dialogue? Where would it go?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Jarrod planting seeds in little cardboard plant pots, with a pink watering can
28 February 2010
DCA

Jarrod Fowler

Jarrod Fowler

What is the radical concept at the core of ‘rhythm’, expanded from simply musical or mathematical notions to encompass personal, social, collective rhythms?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Bold white text on Red background reads Kill Your Timid Notion
21 – 28 February 2010
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 10

A mixture of investigation groups, live performances, screenings and installations at DCA; the festival looked to strip back music, sound, film and moving image to their core ideas and explore them with artists and audiences.