May Day ... test streaming ... Anniversary - an act of memor
May Day ... test streaming ... Anniversary - an act of memor

ANNIVERSARY - AN ACT OF MEMORY

LIVE STREAM PERFORMANCE BY MONICA ROSS


TUESDAY 1 MAY 2012



Lighthouse was pleased to support acclaimed artist Monica Ross in a live streamed performance of a solo recitation from memory of Act42 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

First performed solo by Ross to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Declaration in 2008, to date more than 500 Co-Recitors of all ages from different communities have memorised and publicly recited articles of significance to them in more than 40 languages including Act 36, a recitation primarily in British Sign Language, at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Wunderbar Festival 2011. The UK Tour 2011-2013 began in May 2011, marking a new phase of the project aimed at taking Acts 31-60 to different contexts throughout the UK from May 2011 – 2013, beginning with Act 31, a collective recitation in Queens Park, Brighton for Brighton Festival 2011.

The performance was broadcast live on Tueday 1 May on Ustream and on Facebook

Send in a Screenshot

In order to document the performance Monica asked for the audience to take a screenshot of their desktop while viewing the performance.
The screenshots formed the documentation of the work and showed the work on all the different desktops it was viewed on.

To take a screen shot:

Mac users: hold down command (apple key) and shift; then press 3, the image should appear on your desktop.
PC users: The easiest way is to press the “Prt Scr” button on the keyboard, then load a program like paint or Microsoft word and paste the contents of the clipboard “edit > paste” or CTRL + V"

Please send your screenshots to: monica@actsofmemory.net
All contributors will be acknowledged.

Michelle HIrschhorn, Producer

Date: Tuesday 1 May 2012

Time : 1pm


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