Hi-Viz is an initiative aimed at deepening dialogue around cross-artform practice, placing a particular emphasis on women, gender diverse and trans artists whose work resides at the intersection of performance, sound, and music.
The inaugural Hi-Viz Practice Exchange was held in December 2018 at The SUBSTATION as a day to foster dialogue, build networks, and nurture new understandings between performance makers, theatre directors, composers, and sound artists.
Whilst there are many artists working in these crossover spaces, there are few opportunities outside of the framework of producing work, to gather and interrogate this area of practice. Each artform discipline brings with it quite distinct languages, skills, processes, conventions and expectations.
Hi-Viz aims to begin conversations to unpack these differences in the hope of developing a richer understanding of the possibilities of cross-artform practice. Importantly, it is also a program for practitioners from the often quite discrete scenes of contemporary performance/theatre, sound art, and new/art music to meet one another.
Visit our dedicated Hi-Viz website, launching with Hi-Viz 2020
We are thrilled that Hi-Viz 2020 received a Green Room Nomination in the new 2020 category of ARTIST-LED ACTIONS (actions that showed leadership, foregrounded care, voice, community and making urgent change).
*NOTE: This project is a ‘Special Measure’ under Section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 – meaning it can direct its focus towards a specific group. This event welcomes all cis and trans women, trans men and non-binary folk.