Trajectory Residency 2019
Tantrum’s Trajectory Residency is an annual program providing space, mentoring and technical support to selected emerging artists or groups for the creative development of exciting new performance work.
In 2019, Tantrum partnered with Newcastle Museum and Crack Festival to offer TWO residencies for emerging artists. Our Trajectory Residency Artists for 2019 were Georgia Gaffney and Alexandra Rose, and their resulting new works were presented at Newcastle Museum as part of Crack Festival’s GENERATE program, supported by Create NSW. Crack Festival is part of This Is Not Art, a nationally recognised annual emerging arts festival in Newcastle.
Ibis by Georgia Gaffney
Georgia is an emerging artist based in Newcastle working in puppetry and installation with a strong focus on community engagement. In Ibis, themes of Novacastrian adaptability and co-existing perceptions of Newcastle were personified through a giant, roving “Bin Chicken”. The spectacular puppet interacted with the audiences around the Newcastle Museum and offered opportunities for participation.
Photo Credits: Lotus Roberts (Crack Theatre / TiNA), Lily Doble (Crack Theatre / TiNA)
Precondition by Alexandra Rose
Alexandra Rose is an emerging artist from Newcastle with a passion for creating immersive and interactive experiences for audiences. Precondition invited audiences to experience the highs and lows of living with an invisible disability through an immersive work combining film, live performance and interactive games.
Mentored by: Jodee Mundy (Melbourne)
Photo Credits: Tantrum Youth Arts, Lily Doble (Crack Theatre / TiNA)