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Nicola Menser Hearn

Nicola Menser Hearn is a researcher, filmmaker and artist living in Melbourne, Australia. Her practice is observational and interdisciplinary, exploring themes of lineage, queer temporality, and place. Nicola was an artist in residence with the Helix Project 2016-17, and will be embarking on doctoral research in 2019 looking at queer Yiddish in Australia and Poland. More at https://www.nicolahearn.com/


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Feminist Dybbuks in Melbourne: Possession, Desire and Voice

Nicola Menser Hearn

In August 2018, Australian theatre maker and director Samara Hersch, along with Chamber Made, a company operating at the ‘nexus of contemporary performance, music and sound’, presented Dybbuks – a production in three acts exploring ideas of possession; of women being with the dead; of desire, ritual, and voice. Here, Nicola Menser Hearn reviews the production and discusses it with Hersch.


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