ENTER THE RIVER (2016)

A series of outdoor site-specific performances along The River Thames at high and low water recorded through photography and moving image. 

When working in response to the river Miller placed herself along the banks and in its waters to be interrupted by its forces. Her clothes and wig act as agents of 'other', whilst river debris corrupts the surface of her skin as she resurrects lost bodies of matriarchy. With the added subtext exploring her identity and sexuality through a process and physical challenge that subverts doing and being. Influences include Roni Horn’s book ‘Another Water’ and Agnes Varda’s film ‘Vagabond’. 

 

Materials: mud; river reeds

 

Second-hand clothes: brown leather jacket; beige trousers; auburn human hair wig; brown knee high 70’s snakeskin boots

ECDYSIS - RIVERBED CRAWL (2016)
10 Minute Live Performance
The River Thames at Low Tide, London, UK
Photo: Nigel Rolfe
HOLDING FREEDOM (2016)
Performance to Camera
The River Mole, South East England
Single Channel Video, 2 Minutes 42 Seconds, HD, colour, sound
Camera: Sam Williams
Post Sound: Craig Scott
EXIT ENTER (2016)
Performance to Camera
The River Thames at High Tide, London, UK
Single Channel Video,1 Minute 17 Seconds, HD, Colour, Sound
Camera: JJ Rolfe
Post Sound: Craig Scott
© Hollie Miller 2019