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Trashing Performance

13 April 2011

Memo

Author: Owen Parry

 

Just do it

Let yourself be wonton

Stray-away and don’t give up (all the time)

Don’t commit (all the time)

Pick up pace/slow down

Betray your ideals – they’re flawed

Forget about making sense, forget about making it

Be unethical and don’t get carried away by the cupcakes and polka dots that surround you

Use what you’ve got

You’re onto something and onto nothing

Don’t be too precious – it’s just art

Does my bum look big in this performance?

What’s going on over there?


Owen Parry, a note to self, workbook 2010-11

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