Love You, Stranger

McKenzie, Vahri (2019). Love You, Stranger performance text, BANG! BANG! Perth, Australia: The Blue Room Theatre. A performance text about the true crime stories of three Australian women accompanying a work of contemporary dance choreographed by Shona Erskine. It explores the social and cultural attitudes…

Only the Envelope

McKenzie, Vahri (2016). Only the Envelope consent script. Bunbury, Australia: Bunbury Regional Art Galleries. In a scripted delivery designed to win ‘informed consent’, a ‘scientist’ offered visitors the opportunity to be involved in an ‘experiment’ by viewing an original video while wearing an eye-tracking device.…

Love You, Stranger

McKenzie, Vahri (2015). Love You, Stranger performance text, Short Cuts 2015. Perth, Australia: Strut Dance. A performance text about the true crime stories of three Australian women accompanying a work of contemporary dance choreographed by Shona Erskine. It explores the social and cultural attitudes that…

Telephone

McKenzie, Vahri (2014). Telephone performance text, inConversation. Perth, Australia: Spectrum Project Space. A cloze script designed for an interdisciplinary collaboration of four artists who tailored the script to perform personal dating advertisements in a video installation. Relationships between the characters emerge and dissolve; themes include…

Fool Asleep

McKenzie, Vahri (2012). Fool Asleep play script, Fringe World Festival 2012. Perth, Australia: The Treasury. A one-act play that used spoken text with original video and dance to present the complex relationship between a subject of a sleeping disorder and an examining sleep scientist. The…