'latching doors, opening blinds' is an experimental text that responds to J.M. Coetzee's (1999) novel 'Elizabeth Costello'.
Tempo readers and viewers, please note that Brent Harris' piece 'latching doors, opening blinds' was missing a section of the written text on Monday 25th of May from 1pm - 10pm. If you read the work during these hours yesterday we encourage you to go back and read the full text. The piece is now available in its entirety on our website and we apologise for our error.
Brent Harris is an artist and writer living in Tāmaki Makaurau. Working primarily in performance, Harris has presented work widely in Aotearoa, as well as in Europe and Australia. Recent projects include '"strange gestures"' in Artweek Auckland (2019), and 'Traffic Sounds, Traffic Lights' at Performance Philosophy Prague (2017). Harris holds a practice-led PhD in performance from Auckland University of Technology.