In a flash
Australian Dance Party returns to the National Portrait Gallery to present a new short work in response to Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
In a flash captures the glamour, adventure, iconography and nostalgia of life on the screen. Accompanying the dance is live photography and image manipulation exposing the ebb and flow between fiction and reality, role and actor, raw and manipulated.
Dance Artists: Adam Deusien, Alana Stenning, Alison Plevey, Gabriela Green and Leeke Griffin.
Live photography: Lorna Sim
Live Graphics: Anna Trundle
Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and supported by QL2 Dance.
Australian Movie Portraits
until Sunday 4 March 2018
Striking, beautiful portraiture comes out of the most thoroughly documented creative process there is – filmmaking. In a ground-breaking collaboration the National Portrait Gallery and National Film and Sound Archive invite you into this captivating realm between real and fictional worlds.
Collection display galleries
The collection display includes a wide selection of portraits that tell extraordinary stories of encounter, exploration, independence, individuality and achievement in Australia. Visitors to the Gallery can follow the development of portraiture from oil painting to digital media.Entry is free.