Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Circus Between Worlds rehearsal - the boob lady makes an appearance

The Newcastle Circus Between Worlds troupe met tonight to show Neil and Zoe what we are working on. The NCL troupe consists of artists Olivia Turner, Stella Dixon, Deanna Smith, Sarah Grundy, Charlie Dearnley and me. Katy Bentham is also involved - Katy is an artist but rather than creating a performance for the event, she has kindly offered to assist us with our performances.

Over the next few days and weeks I will be profiling each of the artists in the Newcastle troupe, starting with Stella Dixon.


Her practice specifically addresses issues regarding the objectification of women in popular culture through the use of performance, video and photography. 

Stella Anne Dixon is a Newcastle based artist who specifically addresses issues regarding
the
objectification of women in popular culture through the use of performan
ce, video and
photography.
Stella Dixon will be performing as Boob lady.

She writes, "Using exaggerated motifs, I have created a character whose limbs have been manipulated to highlight the organs of the body that are most associated with female objectification. The aim of the work is to use the modified female form to create something new, a creature that is a product of society."



The costume construction is progressing well, and Stella tried out some moves as Boob lady.










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