23 October – 2 November 2013
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth WA

In October 2013 the entire Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts was transformed
by twelve intimate performances tailor-made for an audience of one.

Audiences could leave a trace themselves in the gallery of impermanent things, destroy an artwork and make another, experiment with plants, hunt or be hunted.

There are few limitations in Proximity Festival, but one rule remains – one artist and one audience member alone, in a space, together.

Download the 2013 Festival Guide.

Program A
Elise Reitze (WA), Cat Jones/ Melissa Hunt (NSW), Humphrey Bower (WA), Loren Kronemyer (USA/WA)
Program B
Rachel Arianne Ogle (WA), Ian Sinclair (WA), Janet Pettigrew (WA), Leon Hendroff /Emma Craig (WA)
Program C
Sarah Elson (WA), Moya Thomas (WA), Janet Carter/ Nikki Jones (WA) Daniel Nevin (WA)

Curators James Berlyn and Sarah Rowbottam
Producer Sarah Rowbottam
Provocateur Kelli Mccluskey
Lab Co-facilitators James Berlyn, Kelli McCluskey, Sarah Rowbottam, Sensorium Theatre, Jen Jamieson
Stage Manager Mary Wolfla
Technician Ray Bradford
Project Assistant Tom Cramond
Party for 1 Coordinator Caris Harper
Volunteers Rachel Audino, Bianca Stewart, India Ranson, Neena Shea Mohammed, Eloise Geerdink, Melissa McGrath, Lauren Humfrey, Jill O’Meehan, Shannon Calcott.

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Proximity Festival is co-presented by the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and is supported by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, it’s arts funding & advisory board, and the Department of Culture and the Arts in association with Lotterywest.