Lynette Wallworth - How to Live - a red branch against a starry, dark sky
Lynette Wallworth - How to Live - a red branch against a starry, dark sky
Still from HOW TO LIVE (After You Die) Lynette Wallworth

Presented by ACMI in association with RISING

RISING: HOW TO LIVE (After You Die)

Lynette Wallworth | Unclassified (15+)
Performance

A master storyteller shifts her work from film to stage to share a morality tale for our times – in which she just happens to be the central character.

Emmy award-winning filmmaker and artist Lynette Wallworth brings her renowned storytelling skills to the stage in a surprising new work that sheds light on the seduction of cultish extremism. It’s a story she had never planned to tell, mainly because in it she plays the central character.

As implausible conspiracies like QAnon gripped millions around the world; and a team of charismatic self-styled prophets, the Evangelical Advisory Board, advised Donald Trump throughout his presidency, Wallworth saw a chapter from her past come rushing into the present.

Using her artworks as touchstones, Wallworth navigates a young woman's slippage into a shared belief system that divides and polarises. HOW TO LIVE (After You Die) upholds the voice of an artist in her prime, while pointing to the plethora of extremist influences that can manipulate and mould us, unless we find our way back to the creation of our own story.

Tickets to this show are also on-sale via the RISING website.

When

Tickets

Full

$40

Concession

$36

Member

$34

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Duration

85 mins

Rating

Unclassified (15+)

Tickets

Tickets to this show are also on-sale via the RISING website.

Where

Cinemas, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

How to get there

Artistic Team

Writer, Director and Performer: Lynette Wallworth

Producer: THE OFFICE Performing Arts and Film

Executive Producer: Rachel Chanoff

Dramaturgy: Louise Gough

Graphic Design: More Studio

Video Colour Fields: Alex Hoetzer

VFX Animations: Sohan Ariel Hayes and Radheya Jegatheva

Lighting Design: Neil Simpson

Production Manager: Neil Simpson

Company Managers: Carol Avery, Jasmine Moseley

'Dust and Water'
Written by Antony and the Johnsons
Published by Rebis Music LLC (ASCAP/ KOBALT)
Performed by Antony and the Johnsons
Courtesy of Rebis Music LLC (ASCAP/ KOBALT)

'Imagine'
Written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Published by Lenono Music / Ono Music c/o Downtown Music Services
Performed by Antony and the Johnsons
Courtesy of Rebis Music LLC (ASCAP/ KOBALT)
With thanks to the Lennon Estate


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