Event pH
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Venue Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW
First Date 11 August 1992
Opening Date 11 August 1992
Last Date 15 August 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional cooperative
World Premiere No
Description Programme: 'dumb type' are a Japanese performance group from Kyoto whose performances are a direct evaluation of contemporary Japanese society. In their performance 'pH', the all-consuming shopper comes under scrutiny on a stage set with female dancers and mechanical toy pigs. Their performances utilise technological objects and the body is understood in sculptural terms.

Reviewer: "A series of seemingly random but nevertheless carefully co-ordinated, contrived and designed events that the audience must observe, co-ordinate, assimilate and categorise all at once. The piece is about technology and society...the ways and formats in which controls are asserted
on society by technology."
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Performance Art
Further Information Devised and staged by dumb type, a Kyoto based performance collective. The contributors for this production are unavailable. Discrepency between dates. Performance Space Programme has 11-15 Aug, 1992. Original post had 8-16 Aug, 1992.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record August 1992
Performance Space Database
Event Identifier 16427