LAPER - Live Art and Performance Group

Putting on Armour

Hannah Oram and Lara Kesler

approx. 15minutes

This performance would be a very simple assembly line of five people putting on armour for each-other in sequence. Each participant is making their own armour custom to their body and needs. Each person will be using materials specific to their practise (fabric, ceramic, paper, paint, sculpted mixed media).  Dressing each other is an act of intimacy and generosity.  Armour protects us from exposing ourselves to being intimate when it would make us vulnerable. This performance looks at the dangers of intimacy.