The River Eats
Justin ShoulderPresented in Season 1 2012
Presented by Arts House and Next Wave
7.30pm, Thurs 24 May
7.30pm, Fri 25 May
7.30pm, Sat 26 May
7.30pm, Sun 27 May
85 mins plus 15 mins interval
$30 / $25
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensberry St,
Loud music and strobe lighting.
Articulating our fears about contemporary living, Justin Shoulder welcomes us to the Land of One Thousand Distractions. Here all the comforts of the modern world materialise in 3D as you click NEXT. Navigating this terrain is the creature ‘Pinky’: an over caffeinated, hyperactive, attention deficient demon. In this fable exploring distraction in the digital age and our changing relationship to the natural environment, the theatre becomes Pinky’s landscape as we uncover instinct and primal impulse in Pinky’s search for meaning.
Creative Producer and outside eye:
Supported by – The Exchange has been supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the arts, its arts funding and advisory body, the Next Wave Festival and the City of Melbourne through Arts House. The River Eats has been commissioned and supported by the Next Wave Festival and the City of Melbourne through Arts House, and developed through a Residency at Performance Space, Sydney.
Image by – Rebecca Stegh