"A little bird perches on a fake branch against a theatre background of spring blossom. As the screen’s artificial day disappears into false night, it becomes clear that we are witnessing a 24-hour cycle shrunk to a handful of minutes. As the sun comes up, the little bird lets off its frenetic tweet; a few seconds of fake birdsong. In the time it takes us to watch the bird’s daily cycle, everything is new, different, and we are somewhere else."
Carr is a dry ice-wreathed artist engaged in the rapturous contortions of an (silent) air guitar epic.
A high definition film that documents the grooming of the prize-winning Japanese poodle, Aona.
A pack of cigarettes are lit and slowly disintegrate into a smoky gravesite.
A self-portrait single take performance that documents Carr interacting with a Japanese children’s plastic bubble-making toy.
Steve Carr and Christian Lamont
In this pod, Thomasin Sleigh speaks to Steve Carr and Christian Lamont about Fading to the Sky at Auckland's Te Uru Gallery.
24 Hours in Tāmaki Makaurau
Have Uber, will travel. A recent 24 hour sojourn in Tāmaki Makaurau presents an opportunity for whistle stop impressions of shows by Natasha Matila-Smith, Steve Carr & Christian Lamont, Shannon Te Ao, Ana Iti, and Toi Tū Toi Ora.