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Twelve participants lie face down on the street where they block foot traffic at the entrance of the DCA and proceed to pound the pavement with the microphone one thousand times. The sound of each person’s actions is amplified. Each performer chooses their own rhythm and intensity.

The performance was part of Kill Your Timid Notion, Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), Dundee, Scotland, 21-28 February.

Participants: Sinéad Bracken, Tara Chaloner, Liam Casey, Paul Gault, Sylvia Law, Eaun Lynch, Eilidh MacKay, Kristen Parker, Benjamin B. Parkes, Laurie Pit, Gillian M. Smith, Alison Tarry.

Photos: Bryony McIntyre (1st batch), Daniell Banks (2nd batch, Christof Migone (3rd batch)