Welcome to the Australian HOTEL OBSCURA!
Hotel Obscura was a European/Australian collaboration project initiated, developed, and led by Kokkinos-Kennedy of Triage Live Art Collective (AU). Key project partners were Die Fabrikanten (AT), Ohi Pezoume (GR), GK Collective, La Folie, and La Transplanisphére (FR). It was coordinated by Mezzanine Spectacles in France, and by Australian Executive Producers Kara Ward and Erin Milne.The Australian edition of Hotel Obscura was funded by the European Cultural Commission, Arts House, Triage, the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, and the Besen Foundation and presented in Melbourne for the Festival of Live Art, in March 2016.
Triage Live Art Collective was founded in 2009 by Artistic Director, Katerina Kokkinos-Kennedy. The company has forged a distinct reputation for creating complex, intimate, immersive and participatory works that place audiences at the centre of each performance. Triage is a passionate advocate of experimental works and seeks to develop and curate opportunities for artists within their sector. Triage’s large-scale work Hotel Obscura (2014-2016) was the first Australian project to ever be funded by Creative Europe. It was presented in four countries, offered cross-cultural collaboration and career development opportunities for local emerging and established artists. Triage and Arts House presented Hotel Obscura in the Festival of Live Art, March 2016. In 2017-2019 Triage will develop four new ambitious works with partners in Australia, Europe and Asia: CULT, The Children’s Hospital, The AI Party and Espionage.