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The Finish(ing) Line: week 3 of The Thesis is Present(ed)

The final (short) week of The Thesis is Present(ed) saw things to the finishing line, and beyond, even to the final footnote. Traffic in the UWH was slow to begin, but by Wednesday there was a steady stream of guests and visitors, many of them new to the project, and by the week’s end, there …

Bespoke: week 2 of The Thesis is Present(ed)

Week two saw an expansion of the exercise from the standard theatrical conventions of audience and performer, towards the other forms of collaboration, in which the reading experience is mutually-designed and co-curated. One visitor worked away with coloured chalk, another read case studies of older women artists tackling essayistic work. Some readings were dialogical. Another …

Lit: week 1 of The Thesis is Present(ed)

On June 13, Peta Murray began a three-week-long residency that sees her in attendance in the Urban Writing House every weekday (until 29 June) between the hours of 10.30am and 3.30pm for The Thesis is Present(ed) – a durational, live art work. The project will see every word of her 400 plus page doctoral dissertation …

The Thesis is Present(ed)

From 12–28 June in the non/fictionLab’s Urban Writing House, Peta Murray performs The Thesis is Present(ed), a durational live art work investigating the possibilities of performance-based work as published research. Peta Murray’s acclaimed PhD project, Essayesque Dismemoir: w/rites of elder-flowering, concerned the lived experience of ageing – especially in one’s artistic practice – and the …