Song for the stage, the Captives and the Line of Production | Hermione Merry & Henriette Kassay-Schuster

'Song for the Stage, the Captives and the Line of Production' is a three channel video shot in three iconic Moreland locations; Coburg Drive-In, Pentridge Prison Village and the former Kodak factory site in which a lone figure stands on a small stage with a scenic backdrop singing unaccompanied into the night.

Art Exhibition previously on at Counihan Gallery In Brunswick in Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 01 January 2015 to Thursday 01 January 2015

Hermione Merry & Henriette Kassay-Schuster. Song for the stage, the captives and the line of production #2 2014. Video Still. Image Courtesy of Rachel Edward image Hermione Merry & Henriette Kassay-Schuster. Song for the stage, the captives and the line of production #2 2014. Video Still. Image Courtesy of Rachel Edward image Song for the stage, the Captives and the Line of Production  | Hermione Merry & Henriette Kassay-Schuster  image

Published by Counihan Gallery on Saturday 14 February 2015.
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The project is inspired by nostalgia, theatricality, and local archaeology whilst mourning the imminent burial of Melbourne’s history beneath the swell of urban development.

This work has been supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, Emerging Artist Development Grant – Visual Arts 2013.