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Many performance traditions have involved parades and displays in streets, towns or village squares, and the majority of these performances have been constructed with this spatial context in mind.


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A film following the street performance Anabasis in Peru. It was an itinerant performance, based on exploiting the connections between the actors and the spectators who they encounter on their way.
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The Shadow Drone Project
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Back to Back Theatre creates new forms of contemporary performance imagined from the minds and experiences of a unique ensemble of actors with disabilities, giving voice to social and political issues that speak to all people. Based in the regional centre of Geelong, the company is one of Australia’s most globally recognised and respected contemporary theatre companies. Seeking to make a body of work that exists in repertoire across time, the company tours extensively locally, nationally, and internationally.
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small metal objects
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A public domain theatre show, part voyeuristic meditation, part urban thriller, it unfolds amidst the high volume pedestrian traffic of a public space. 
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by Calvert, Dave
Reflections on Ganesh versus the Third Reich by Dave Calvert discusses the work created by back to back.
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by Calvert, Dave
Reflections on small metal objects by back to back.


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Eugenio Barba created Odin Teatret in Norway in 1964, having worked with Jerzy Grotowski for three years in Poland. Now based in Denmark, its members come from a dozen countries and three continents.
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Not strictly theatre, these are mass group events or performances that generally take place in public spaces in order to influence public opinion by occupying or exploiting the power of those sites.