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Aphrodite's Left Turn, Samuel Dowd

Live at the National Portrait Gallery
Thursday 14th April,2011

Taking as a point of departure an unfinished screenplay by Austrian polymath Frederick Kiesler, Aphrodite's Left Turn was realised in collaboration with four other writers, all of whom have been writing in the voice of one assigned character - the young man, the choir boy, the cat and Aphrodite. Each soliloquy was written without prior knowledge of the other contributions and the narrative and voice developed individually.

The Young Man - Rebecca Bligh
The Choir Boy - Isabel Waidner
Aphrodite - Ben Cain
The Cat - NaoKo TakaHashi
Stage directions & scene descriptions - Samuel Dowd
Instrumentals - Natsue Iked

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March 17th
Tim Etchells: Eyes, Mud and Unclarity
Tony White: A Porky Prime Cut

April 14th
Samuel Dowd: Aphrodite's Left Turn
Sue Tompkins: Hallo Welcome To Keith Street

May 12th
Karl Holmqvist: Change Your Face

June 16th
Francesco Pedraglio: A few stories in the shape of abstract objects
Tom McCarthy: C