“It’s about connection. Connection in all its forms: between people, friends, lovers, electricity cords & sockets, all getting close. Trying to get closer.”
Intimacy is dead, and we’re partying with its corpse.
Intoxication is a post-dramatic patchwork about queer millennial anxiety; exploring how the intense fear of being alone rules modern society, and how one person’s loneliness is symptomatic of everyone’s problem. Using work from sociologist Brené Brown and psychologist Judith Herman, Intoxication pulls apart the ways that trauma and connection are used in art.
Penis towers, obelisks, lighthouses like chess piece rooks ... a theme is emerging. Poets and writers scour Newcastle's streets, creating pieces on the urban landscape before our very eyes.
Meet outside Civic Digest.