Iain Griffin: 'trueprod2k11'

'Trueprod2k11'- Iain Griffin. 27 August - 14 September 2012.

Rehearsals: 27 August- 01 September.
Performances: 04, 06 September at 6.45pm, Saturday, 08 September at 7.30pm.
Duration: approx 30 minutes (free entrance).
Opening hours: Tues- Fri 1-5pm (Thurs 1-9pm), Sat 11am-3pm.

'At least there rioting for a reason. You english pricks are rioting because you want a new ipod.'
(Libertycaps666, YouTube, 2011).

The threads of comments below You Tube videos are infamous for being violent, unrelated and ridiculous. ‘Trueprod2k11’ is an experimental verbatim theatre piece of which the script is entirely composed of You Tube comments sourced from below videos related to riots located in East Belfast in 2011.
This project experiments with formats of activating dormant space. The artist seeks to activate and verbalise the dormant beliefs left by You Tube viewers. Viewers are expected to feel uncomfortable consequential of both the performance format and the un-political correctness of the script.
Performance actors: Elaine Duncan, Lindsey Mitchell.

Iain Griffin: 'trueprod2k11'

Iain Griffin
is an emerging artist born in England but has lived in Northern Ireland since 2000. He is a first class honours graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. His work typically combines relational art and immersive theatre creating a contemporary collaborative practice. Previous works have seen collaboration with the Hard of Hearing Creative Group, nurses, an Asian karaoke group and a tribute band. Informing both Iain’s artwork and written work are contemporary texts of philosophy, politics and religion, particularly Slajov Zizek and Terry Eagleton. Iain was selected as one of 'three rising stars from NCAD’S fine art department' following his Degree Show (Aine Gilligan, Banannareel.ie).

Iain Griffin: 'trueprod2k11'

For more information on Iain Griffin see: http://cargocollective.com/iaingriffin/
Image: You Tube Screenshot.

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