a string of hollow devices.

a ‘spiralling’ on complicity, crumbs and ‘social platform’ constructions.

with Hyun Lee (camera, grade, light) and Eugene Choi as (public/private/crisp/rosé)

featuring “The Last Glow” by Marcus Whale

premiered 23/03/18 on Facebook Live for REAL REAL #1,
Campbelltown Arts Centre curated by Jessica Olivieri, with assistant curator Akil Ahamat
production assistant Nathan Moore

original livestream inc Q&A

originally prefaced by:

BISCUIT BETRAYAL Service / class / discreet / apologies ; browsers use cookie attributes to determine when to delete, block, or send a cookie to the server. Joined by longstanding collaborators Eugene Choi and Hyun Lee, Ivan Cheng will develop a new work for live-streaming in the performance studio of Campbelltown Arts Centre.

BISCUIT BETRAYAL will see a continued gravitation around language as force, questioning the ethics of anecdote, tense humours, psychic and physical possession, and taking cues from a fascination with improvisation around form, social, and jazz standards. The performance studio is cut to the mould of the lens in BISCUIT BETRAYAL, and we depart from the snug, (non)-thinking space of the fitting room, and a tailor fitting something further.

version with dubbed vocals

version with original vocals

Teaser March 13

Teaser March 15

Teaser March 16

Teaser March 18

Teaser March 19

Teaser March 20

version with original vocal

side-stage photography Rafaela Pandolfini