International Projects

Barry Edwards’ published writing on the work of this period (1993 – 2004) is available here

Extracts from published commentary and analysis

 

Space

 

 

 

 

 

 

performance

Camden Old Town Hall London 2004

Original performance. Directed / created by Barry Edwards. Collaborating artists Howie Bailey (live video), Ben Jarlett (electro-acoustic sound), performers, actors, dancers: Clare Allsop, Simon Humm, Jennifer Lewin, Jeremy Killick, Hannah Seaton, Nam Eun Song, Alison Williams-Bailey.

Presented by Optik in collaboration with London Borough of Camden Arts

See Commentary

 

Xstasis

 

 

 

performance

Montreal Canada 2003

Original performance. Directed / created by Barry Edwards. Collaborating artists Howie Bailey (live video), Ben Jarlettt (electro-acoustic sound), Clare Allsop + Simon Humm (performers). Presented by Optik. Curated by Kate Bligh / temenos in collaboration with Place des Arts and Concordia University.

See Commentary

Stream

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ICA London 2002

Original performance. Directed / created by Barry Edwards. Collaborating artists Billy Currie (live music), Howie Bailey (live video), Ben Jarlett (granular synthesis), Clare Allsop, Jennifer Lewin, Simon Humm (performers). A new piece for three performers, live music, electronic sound and live video. Presented by Optik in partnership with the Advanced Interactivity in the Arts Project

takingbreath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

performance

SKC Belgrade Serbia 2001

Original performance. Directed / created by Barry Edwards. Collaborating artists Ben Jarlett (granular synthesis, electronic sound, digital projection), Terence Tiernan (video documentation), Clare Allsop, Jennifer Lewin, Simon Humm (performers). Presented by Optik, curated by Olga Glisin and Ivan Pravdic and the Multi-disciplinary arts team SKC Belgrade. A site-specific piece for three performers, live electronic sound and web cam projection.

In the Presence of People

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Sao Paulo Brazil 2000

Original performance. Directed / created by Barry Edwards. Collaborating artists Simon Edgoose (live percussion), Clare Allsop, Simon Humm, Hannah Seaton (performers). Curated Tracey Warr and commissioned by Renato Cohen, Sao Paulo University and Karman Theatre Brazil. Karman – Kompanhia Teatro Multimedia Placa da Se

See Comment

See comment 2 – Tele-presence

 

My2

Helsinki Finland 1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Theatre Sofia Bulgaria 1998

Balkan Theatre Festival + amorph Performance Art Festival

See Review

human(s) live(s)

Biella Italy 1997

Differenti Sensazione Festival Partners: Pistoletto Foundation, Stalker Teatro

X 2

London 1996

Union Chapel

See Review and Comment

Tropik 2

Next Wave Festival Roxy Theatre Prague Czech Republic July 1995

Tacheles Berlin 1995

Sadlers’ Wells London 1994 + 1995

See Review 1 Review 2  Optik at Tacheles

Meeting

Partnership production with Theatermerz

Graz Austria 1994

Tropik

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandria, Damanhur Egypt 1994

See Commentary + Visit to Egypt

Britisch Deutsches Theater Woche Köln Germany 1994

Arena Festival Erlangen-Nürmberg Germany 1994 (winner Arena Festival Prize)

Diskurs Festival Giessen Germany 1994

Warsaw, Poznan, Krakow, Gardziniece Poland 1993

See Comment

Physics of Human Pleasure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diskurs Festival Giessen Germany October 1992

Time Being Festival Prema / Cheltenham October 1992

Videos

Optik History

Optik Performance

Helsinki

Stream

Optik

Sau Paulo

Belgrade

Egypt