By TerryandTheCuz


SK!N is the boundary of our bodies. It is the membrane that helps us distinguish what is us from what is not us. It is the uncrossable border between our bodies and the other’s alien body. Paradoxically, in the moment of contact between two bodies, when we attempt to go beyond our borders we are affronted by a stronger affirmation of our own identity.

SK!N is about migration and how, when and why we are allowed to freely cross borders whilst others have their movements restricted. It is about the lengths that people go to in order to survive or better their lives. It is about the dehumanising trade of people: it is winners and losers. It is about how we, the privileged, actively and passively, consciously and subconsciously, benefit from and then distance ourselves from the plight of others.

By coming into contact with the other, by coming face-to-face with the other, our identities are forged and given meaning. With this work, we try to bring the audience into contact with the other so that they better confront themselves. This has been our process as much as we hope it is the audiences’. We do this in order for us to better understand what we share and what we don’t share, and ultimately whether those differences are justified.


This is an immersive and participatory event. Audience members will be led to outdoor locations near the venue and are encouraged to travel light and wear comfortable clothing appropriate to local weather conditions.

Suitable for persons above 12 years old. Atmospherics, Strobe lighting & loud music.


Not wheelchair friendly.

80 minutes.

Photography: Darshen Chelliah


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  • 9:00PM Thu 1 Mar 2018
  • 9:00PM Fri 2 Mar 2018
  • 6:00PM Sat 3 Mar 2018
  • 9:00PM Sat 3 Mar 2018

Engine Room
58 View Street, Bendigo 3550

P: 5434 6100

E: [email protected]

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