Mary Shelley Symposium: Shock and Awe

Sun. 17 Apr, 2016 at 3:30pm AEST
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Mary Shelley Symposium: Shock and Awe

This event is part of the Mary Shelley Symposium at Stranger With My Face International Film Festival. Book below for individual ticket(s) or buy a festival pass.


SHOCK AND AWE: Machinations on the female grotesque

 

EMMA VALENTE

 

One of the co artistic directors of avant garde feminist theatre company: THE RABBLE discusses the aesthetics, politics and difficulties around representing the female body on stage. Using her past productions: Story of O - an investigation of female sexual and religious sublimation, Frankenstein - a rebellion against the so called natural condition of motherhood and her upcoming production of Joan (a project around the iconography of Joan of Arc) looking at how the female form relates to national identity.

 

Emma discusses everything from the politics of nudity on stage, how to make a great sex scene, to the feminist translation of the male gaze. Emma Valente is a multi-discipline theatre artist and the co-artistic director and founder of THE RABBLE. This session is co-presented by Loud Mouth Theatre Company.

 

Emma will be in conversation with Loud Mouth’s Maeve Mhairi Macgregor.

 

Concessions: ADG/MEAA/AWG/TaFA members, Healthcare Card, Seniors Card, under 16s
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The Founders Room 77 salamanca place
Hobart, TAS 7004
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