Lone Twin

For Making & Thinking, Lone Twin took part in a discussion around the role of participation in their practice with Carl Lavery.

Bio: Gregg Whelan and Gary Winters are widely regarded as leading artists in the field of contemporary performance. Active since 1997 under the name Lone Twin they have shown performance works across Europe, North America and Australia. Recent commissioning partners include the Barbican, KunstenFESTIVALdesArts, Steirischer Herbst and the Melbourne International Festival. 2006 saw the launch of Lone Twin Theatre, the company’s debut work Alice Bell premiered at KunstenFESTIVALdesArts before embarking on sell-out international tours. 2007 saw the company create two major new public projects; the eight-day performance Spiral, commissioned by the Barbican and Town Crying produced by Forma and commissioned by Dott O7. In 2008 the company premiered the second Lone Twin Theatre piece Daniel Hit By A Train at Wiener Festwochen before tours of the UK and Europe. 2008 also saw the premier of Speeches, commissioned by the Barbican, this ambitious public project will visit various contexts across 2009 and 2010. In 2009 the company will begin work on a number of new projects including Working Day, a public-video project and a community dance event to take place across three regions in the UK.

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