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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Motel Chronicles
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'Motel chronicles is an investigation into Hassall’s preoccupation with a land/culturescape (Chaudhuri 2002) experiences. Set within the sceneographic framework of a motel, the play makes a claim for the value of atmospheric landscape as central to behaviours investigated within the fiction. The chorus of characters convey the stories secreted within the motel walls. Experimenting with form and style, the work is a heightened theatrical expressive experience. Motel chronicles harbours the detritus of society into a momentary refuge, hiding those who wish to be hidden. Inspired by the early dramatic works of Sam Shepard and the poetry of artists such as Penny Arcade, Fritz Hamilton, David Learner and Lisa Martinovic, who are identified as outlaw, renegade poets in The outlaw bible of American poetry (1999), Motel chronicles is a rock and roll psalm of faith and forgiveness.' (Publication summary)

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