Between 2

Performance and Curatorial (2012)


Between 1: Hayley Newman and Trisha Baga March 30th, 2012

Between 2: Annika Ström and Louise Adkins June 8th, 2012

Between 3: Ruth Barker, Helen Collett, and Lois Macdonald, September 21st, 2012.

Between was funded by Manchester Metropolitan University and the Arts Council of England. It was a partnership project with the International 3 and the Cornerhouse in Manchester.

Curated by Louise Adkins in association with the International 3, Laurence Lane, and Paulette O'Brien.

Duration: 02:30
Between 2 brought together Louise Adkins (UK), and Annika Ström (SWE).

Adkins and Ström jointly took over Gallery 3 to present the performance works The Inept Five and Material Balance simultaneously.

The Inept Five featured five graduated acting students hired to act as five (inept) graduated acting students, working as extra staff at the opening performance of Between 2.

The Inept Five assisted Adkins Material Balance, a re-enactment of game 3 of the 1972 world chess championship between American Bobby Fischer and Soviet Boris Spassky.