Every summer, as the sun starts to warm up the coast of the North Atlantic Ocean, exhausted tourists flock to Assateague Island. More than half of this 60km long island belongs to Maryland and the rest is part of Virginia, but the whole thing is basically owned by feral (‘wild’) horses, who have no problem hanging out with humans. And that is exactly what they do, with the greatest of ease. [This post got more than 1,600 comments on our Facebook Wall! Check it out]
As a component of Tiny Movements by Swedish conceptual artist Johanna Billing, the performance piece, You Don’t Love Me Yet, has been presented in over twenty countries since its conception in 2002. Scheduled for August 16, Billing has invited a diverse and exciting collection of Melbourne bands to reinterpret the ever-hopeful tearjerker which was originally recorded by Roky Erikson in 1984. Among those taking part in the event are Beaches, Henry Wagons, Super Wild Horses, Fabulous Diamonds, Tic Toc Tokyo, Francis Plagne, and Teeth and Tongue, each challenged with the task of making something familiar, unique.