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Graduate performance premieres at the passion for knowledge festival

Graduate performance premieres at the passion for knowledge festival

Melissa Pierce Murray, Diana Scarborough

MA Fine Art graduate Melissa Pierce Murray collaborated with artist Diana Scarborough on a multidisciplinary performance, Breaking Boundaries, premiered for for the inauguration of the Donastia International Physics Center (DIPC) Passion for Knowledge Science Festival on 26 September, in San Sebastian, Spain. Performed at the Victoria Eugenia Theatre in San Sebastian by local dancers from the Dantzas group, the event wove concepts from science through an installation involving sculpture, dance, projection and sound. Melissa and Diana’s work was enacted against the soundscape of the city, resonating with authenticity and creative interactivity and forming an integral part of the San Sebastian European Capital of Culture 2016 program. DIPC commissioned the artists to create an artwork that would explore cultural, scientific, artistic and emotional boundaries. The full performance is available to watch online.