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In Spite of Myself single work   drama   - 1 hour 15 minutes
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 In Spite of Myself
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'Join Nicola Gunn, as she presents her fictional self as the subject of a fictional retrospective of her fictional work.

An unclassifiable excursion into the gap between woman and myth, Gunn’s work is a dazzling whirl of video, sculpture, illustration, photography, text, audience debate and live performance. With wry humour and a playful sense of the absurd, Gunn transforms an art exhibition into an interdisciplinary free-for-all, where her identity both as a person and an artist is moulded and reshaped before your very eyes.

Immersive and entertaining, 'In Spite of Myself' is a mind-bending exploration of the nebulous line between who we are, who we say we are and who we seem to be.' (Source: Melbourne Festival website)

Production Details

  • Performed at the Melbourne Festival 2013 at Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio.

    Preview: 9-11 October 2013

    Season: 11-13 October 2013

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Works about this Work

The Stage Adventure John Bailey , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 29 September 2013; (p. 8)
The Stage Adventure John Bailey , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 29 September 2013; (p. 8)
Last amended 30 Sep 2013 09:10:04
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