They can be the backdrop to panic or soul-crushing boredom, settings for flirtation or uncomfortable proximity. For a space so small, the elevator looms large in the cultural imagination.

In this new work three of Australia’s leading performance makers tap into the liminal space of the elevator, as walls and ceiling resonate with sound, waves of electronic drones, and claustrophobic space gives way to the limitless potential of the aural… all between three floors.

Credits: Matthias Schack-Arnott, Aviva Endean and Samara Hersch

April 8-18 2021
ARTS HOUSE, North Melbourne

Elevation was created for The Arts House Hosewarming Commissions, with the support of the City of Melbourne.