Lisa Freeman, Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor

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This artist publication by Lisa Freeman and designed by the award-winning Or Studio
documents the live performance Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor
(2022). It includes digital and medium format photography, script excerpts, archival imagery,
a fold-out map and drawings. These feature alongside commissioned texts by Rachel
Donnelly, Dennis McNulty and Astrid Newman.

Excerpt from ‘Time Slips and Falls’ writer Rachel Donnelly’s text:
Are they trying to excavate the ruins of the baths? To reach pre-internet time, when our
primary civic spaces were physical (whether flesh, paper or radio-wave based) and
democratic, rather than digital and commodified by Meta and Twitter? The concrete
fragments sit heavy on the beach, guarding their past. The waves break continuously. Two
of the performers are sitting back to back on the wall again, heads resting on each other’s
shoulders. We’re on a loop, we’re on a loop. It’s exactly two metres by two metres and we lie
on it sometimes to feel…

Size: 297 x 148 mm
26 pages
Edition of 100
Publication Designed and Risograph printed by Or Studio
Digitally Printed by Dublin Print Company
Digital photography by Louis Haugh
Medium format photography by Vera Ryklova
Archival imagery courtesy of Wicklow Library Local Studies Department