Mel Brimfield

Collaborative projects are at the centre of Brimfield’s practice. The ongoing creative partnerships Brimfield has developed with a diverse array of talented, highly respected performers enable a distinctive approach to the production of her work, and the modes of its presentation in both visual art and theatre contexts. Taking a skewed and tangled romp through the already vexed historiography of performance art, Brimfield has produced work ranging from photographs, short films, and musical theatre productions to interdisciplinary cabarets and performance festivals spanning several days that simultaneously reveal and invent a rich history of collaboration between artists, dancers, theatre makers, political activists and comedians.