Event

Ghost Track

14 Dec 2011

Regular hours

Wednesday
12:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

£10.00/7.00 concesions

Freud Museum

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Finchley Road
  • Nearest tube: Finchley Road, 5 min walk from Museum
  • Finchley Road & Frognal , 5 min walk from Museum

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A solo performance by Claire Hind

About

An old man sits at the end of his life. An old man sits at the end of his life contemplating his possessions, his fortunes and the sound files on his nano pad... A solo performance by Claire Hind, written in collaboration with Gary Winters. Ghost Track re-frames act one scene one of King Lear through an autobiographical lens. It is a solo performance about Claire's many ‘dads', the complexities of the psyche and her left vocal chord. The performance plays out through 3 microphones whilst revealing sound compositions triggered by a nano pad. The work prompts stand up actions about anxiety whilst referencing slips and trips to the Freud Museum. Nothing.Nothing will come of nothing. Coo, coo, coo, says the dove... Co-directed with Alexander Kelly and sound by Richard Wade. Claire Hind is a performance artist and academic at York St John University. She is in interested in the relationship between text and play and psychoanalysis as material. Claire is touring Ghost Track as a solo performance internationally and is currently making an art film with artistic director Gary Winters entitled Kong Lear with the idea that Kong is the contents of King Lear's Id. The film will accompany Ghost Track in the future acting as if it is the unconscious material of the live solo performance. Ghost Track is currently touring to the USA, Norway, Romania and the UK. Ghost Track is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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