A generous space: the strengths and challenges of experimental performance

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Richard Watts

Despite being under-resourced, the experimental and contemporary performance sector in Australia punches well above its weight.

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Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen's Underworld. Photo credit: Tearlach Wales. Aiken and Jensen's latest work, Airports, can be seen at Adhocracy 2018.

About the author

Richard Watts is ArtsHub's Performing Arts Editor and Team Leader, Editorial; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on community radio station Three Triple R.

The founder of the Emerging Writers' Festival, Richard currently serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's Committee of Management and on the Green Room Awards Independent Theatre panel.

He is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and in 2017 was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend.

Follow Richard on Twitter: @richardthewatts