Hiatus is a live performance work propelled by recent and ongoing natural disasters. Assertions that we are now experiencing “the beginnings of a new kind of future in which mega-disasters are going to be more frequent” are both subject and inspiration of artists’ Fiona Bryant and Lucy Farmer’s performance – a guided bus tour to the edge of the earth. This is a bus tour with a difference. Its destination is purposely imprecise. One performer is sensibly riding the bus; the other is fervently running…all the way. Hiatus is a bold and refulgent offering for a broken world and uncertain future.
Fiona Bryant is a Melbourne-based choreographer and performer. Her training includes a Bachelor of Dance as well as a Postgraduate and Masters (Choreography) from the VCA. Fiona has studied with many international artists, in particular American choreographer Deborah Hay (2008, 2010).
Lucy Farmer is a performance and visual artist based in Melbourne. She has a Master of Fine Art (Painting) from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Art: Performance Studies (Hons) from Victoria University. Lucy is a studio artist at Kings ARI and is a current Australia Council ArtStart Grant recipient.