Reader was a Glasgow-based collaboration held between Hannah Chiswell (2001-02), Lalage Harries, James Leadbitter, Eilidh MacAskill and Robert Walton. During the four years that Reader existed the group produced 16 distinct performance works in a variety of sites and countries and with a host of guest collaborators.
As individuals we continue to make work so please keep in touch!
We'd like to thank all of our friends and audiences who helped us make our work.
An insightful article from the publication that accompanied the Strangers and Intimacy project where Reader wrote letters to, and eventually visited artists living in Melbourne. The piece introduces Reader with reference to previous works.
Can't you hear me? It's dark in here. Where have you gone anyway? : weathering the storms of human relations : a symposium
April 2005, commissioned for Do Not Interrupt Your Activities, Royal College of Art, London
Strangers and Intimacy
International research and performance project
Part 1: International Writing Project, September – December 2004
Part 2: Performance Installation, 27th Jan - 5th Feb 2005, West Space Gallery, Melbourne
Part 3: Studio Performance, 9th, 10th March in CCA, Glasgow
8th, 9th, 10th December 2004, Chandler Studio, RSAMD, Glasgow
Songs from the Burning Bed : Song Minus One - Cock of the Walk
26th, 27th, 28th November 2004, CCA, Glasgow
Songs from the Burning Bed : Selected Songs
27th August 2004, CCA, Glasgow
Songs from the Burning Bed : Song One - FIREMASTER
28th May, SiLENCiO, Edinburgh and 29th May 2004, Market Gallery, Glasgow
Warm Welcome Cold Climate
19th November 2003, CCA, Glasgow
Base Camp II
19th October 2003, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
9-11th October 2003, Tramway, Glasgow. A Tramway Dark Lights Commission
22nd August 2003, EmergeD @ Brunswick Youth Hostel, Edinburgh
A meeting to decide the nature of a new planet and it's contents
8th July 2003, Mono Cafe (4 performers)
20th November 2002, for EmergeD @ SYHA Youth Hostel, Glasgow
your hand on my skin and the Earth's still turning
October – November 2002, Brunel University, Dartington College of Arts, The Arches Live! Season
Mr Pig says 'Outwith the old'
25th June 2002, Tramway, Glasgow
First performed June 2001, Dartington College of Arts, Devon then toured
© Reader Performance Group, 2001 -2005
This page is maintained by Robert Walton and was last updated on 2nd November 2008.