Mem Morrison: Ringside

Date

15 October, 2009 - 16 October, 2009

Location

Lancaster Town Hall

Description

 Ringside draws on a lifetime of Turkish Cypriot family weddings, and is an intimate attempt to belong to a culture, to a family and to someone. This site-specific performance was performed with a group of 30 local female co-performers, who played the roles of Mem’s potential wives and wedding guests.

Mem Morrison is a performer and director. He works in collaboration with multi-disciplinary artists to produce performances for theatres, site-specific spaces and galleries. With a strong emphasis on design, the work often draws upon personal history and environment to evoke the complexities of cultural difference.

NB This performance was being staged by the Nuffield Theatre, but took place in the Ashton Hall of Lancaster Town Hall. Supported by Lancaster City Council.

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