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Description: Three Action Researcher/Performers roamed the Art Gallery of New South Wales in unison, positioning themselves in various formations on top, inside and around three white plinths.  Wearing business suit jackets painted white and turned backwards, the Action Researcher/Performers had hairnets pulled over their faces and long hair pulled under their chins, fastened in a plait.  Starting from a stationary and heightened (almost monumental) position standing on top of the plinths, they very slowly and symptomatically fell to the ground surface.  The plinths were progressively rearranged to form different configurations, the Action Researcher/Performers moving in and around them as if they were newly acquired habitats.  Inside and between these plinths some reprieve could be found from the impending throng of public onlookers.  

© Astra Howard 2014