Jo Bannon : Performance and Penetration : Residency

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Dates: Monday, 2 October 2017 - Sunday, 15 October 2017

a pale woman with white flowing hair.

Posted: Monday, 28 August 2017

A two-week residency with Jo Bannon, UK.

As part of Access2Arts commitment to exploring the inter-relationships between arts practice and disability, we invited Jo Bannon, to run a two-week residency. 2 October – 13 October, 2017.

This disability-led residency will create opportunity for a dynamic exchange and the examination ideas from new perspectives.

While in South Australia, Jo was keynote speaker at the Australian Theatre Forum.

About Jo Bannon

Jo Bannon is a UK based artist who makes live art, performance and installation. She has presented work in the UK and Europe and she is an In Between Time associate artist and founder member of Residence. She also works as a dramaturg and as a producer of performance and live art.

Jo’s work is concerned with human exchange and encounter and explores how our physical bodies experience the world around us and how this sensory experience can or cannot be conveyed.

“The wonderful Bristol artist Jo Bannon”- Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

The Opportunity

Jo Bannon’s residency examined desire, identity and penetration by unpicking the ways we look, hear and sense our immediate environment in order to rethink or make unfamiliar these intrinsic human behaviours.

Our partner Arts Access Australia (AAA), assisted an additional two artists based interstate to take part in the residency.


Jo Bannon’s residency has been made possible through the generous support of Arts South Australia.

Adelaide Australia, Government of South Australia, Arts South Australia

Project partner:

Arts Access Australia

Jo Bannon Image credit: Manuel Vason and Jo Bannon