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TRANCEPLANT

 

ARTISTS

 

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

1994 In the then disused New Farm Power House Brisbane – local artist collective Omniscient collective presented TRANCEPLANT – a large scale experimental performance & installation theatre culminating in a 10 night season of up to 100 performers per night. Omniscient Gallery was created by Andy Forbes and Steve Cantwell in Auchenflower 1990  it went on to include Richard Mansfield and James Dabrowski as collaborating directors of the artist run space and moved to the Moreton Rubber Works building in Woolloongabba and then onto Brisbane Powerhouse the footage that you often see posted was shot by David Barker and Dave Granato and edited by Andy Forbes and David Barker.

 

DATE

1994

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS

Performance, Video, 16 mm film

 

 

QUOTES

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https://brisbanepowerhouse.org/whats-on/event/tranceplant

 

 

Brisbane, 1994 – a group of Brisbane artists take over the derelict New Farm Powerhouse to present TRANCEPLANT, a large scale performance and installation event culminating in a ten-night season of up to one hundred performers per night.

Twenty-six years on, we invite original producers and participants Andy Forbes (multidisciplinary artist), Richard Mansfield, James DabrowksiJay Younger (artist/curator), Anthony Babicci (stage designer/scenic artist) and Kiley Gaffney (artist/performer) back to Brisbane Powerhouse for an extraordinary Writers+Ideas event hosted by ABC Radio’s Rebecca Levingston.

 

 

This event will also feature a unique opening multimedia performance featuring two of TRANCEPLANT’s original artists, performer/singer Andy McDonell and Ben Ely (Regurgitator).

 

 

Don’t miss your chance to experience the phenomenon that was TRANCEPLANT and unpack the broader story of Brisbane’s cultural revolution set against the industrial decay of the ‘New Farm Powerhouse’.

 

Image: ANIMAL PORN/everybody’s sex fever by Anthony Babicci (pictured), photographer unknown.

Image: ANIMAL PORN/everybody’s sex fever by Anthony Babicci (pictured), photographer unknown.

 

 

CONTEXTUAL NOTES

 

 

MEDIA

Video (via You Tube)

 

 

RELEVANT ATTRIBUTION

Kindly reproduced via You Tube

 

PROVENANCE

 

PERMALINK

https://remix.org.au/portfolio_page/trance-plant/

 

 

Omniscient Gallery1993-1994 Moreton Rubber Works and TRANCEPLANT Brisbane Powerhouse

 

 

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Andy Forbes, Anthony Babicci, Brisbane Powerhouse in Ruins, Chris Maver, Dave Granato, David Barker, Experimental Art, Guy Mansfield, James Dabrowski, Jay Younger, Kylie, LGBTQIA+, Performance, QUEER 1990s, Richard Mansfield, Steve Cantwell, Video