Author: madeleinehodge

Something Held in the Mouth

‘Something Held in the Mouth’: was a four day festival bringing together artists and creative practitioners to present a programme of art, exhibitions, events, workshops and talks about the poetics of food, the politics of its migrations and the ways in which our bodies hold […]

Timely Readings: A Study on Live Art in Australia

Sarah Rodigari and I were commissioned by the Live Art Development Agency (LADA) in London to produce a guide to their Study Room on Live Art practices across Australia. To create the guide we turned our attention to RealTime Magazine to consider what kind of history might […]

only ever almost there

The first major survey of the work of sculptor, photographer and live artist Amy Sharrocks, showing works from over a decade of attention, conversations and exchange. Sharrocks has spent 15 years making artworks exploring people and water. Her work explores the tender possibilities of existence, […]

Daylighting: Wellcome Collection

DAYLIGHTING is a series of public programmes exploring the interconnections of art, activism, performance, politics, health and print, with a live printing workshop, discussions, collective readings and collective writing.  Programmed events will consider how we can challenge existing archives and systems of knowledge, change narratives and amplify new voices. […]

The Ash Project

There are 150 million ash trees in England, Scotland and Wales. Ash dieback is widely accepted to be untreatable and could see the demise of 90-98% of these trees over the next decade. The ash tree is the world tree, a symbol of the transition […]

Agency, Jogjakarta, 2009

The Agency for Collective Action

the agency for collective action was a collaboration between pvi collective and panther, a melbourne live art duo. the project investigated ways in which we can activate disparate groups of people to undertake a shared action through performance and public intervention. the highly aspirational intentions […]

Selected Panther Works

Panther was a collaboration between Madeleine Hodge and Sarah Rodigari. They have collaborated since 2005 when they founded the live art project Panther. Together they presented work at Melbourne International Arts Festival, Peformance Space Sydney, South Project (Indonesia), PACT Zollverein (Germany), Centre for Contemporary Art […]

Mimic Mass

Formed in mid-2003, Mimic Mass is a Melbourne based audio-visual performance group who utilise video, three voices, live-vocal processing and minimal beat programming. In Mimic Mass performances, sound and gesture come together and dissipate in a continual cycle of transitory and recalled moments. The lead […]