'Pedestrial Acts' - a day-length, multimedia, multi-site arts event. 30 July 2011.

'Pedestrial Acts' is a collaborative arts series produced by John Osburn which takes place in various sites around Belfast. Osburn will be collaborating with five American visual artists to create a series of contemporary works to be performed in different public areas.

In preparation for this event, the collaborative process for these performances was conducted solely through overseas communication via emails and Skype. In the midst of the two weeks prior to the event, the four dance artists have traveled to Belfast to join Osburn in undergoing intense rehearsals to fully structure, choreograph, and compose each artist's component in the aims to create a multimedia performance arts series which will be presented throughout Saturday, the 30th of July.

The dance artists for this series are:
Lauren Guyer (Dallas, Texas)
Bethany Nelson (Jackson, Mississippi)
Nicole Touzien (New York, New York)
Megan Yankee (Denton, Texas)

The video artist for this series is:
Lily Sloan (Denton, Texas)

Sound artists for this series are:
Rory Brady (Sonic Arts Research Centre)
Simon Fay (SARC)
John Osburn (SARC)


PS² performance

Time schedule

Saturday, 30 July 2011

11:30 - St. Anne's Cathedral
13:30 - St. George's Market
16:00 - Queen's University Belfast Students' Union
18:00 - PS²
21:00 - Sonic Arts Research Centre

Each performance within this series will be free to the public, and each one different from the other. Spectators are encouraged to see as much or as little as they want.

Partial funding provided by the Queen's Quarterly Weekends.


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