Seeking basic needs and other tales of excess

Theatre / Contemporary
Scaled seeking basic needs   hero   image by aaron weber
A new audio performance with a difference by Renee Newman and Ben Collins. Take a pathway across Northbridge with a set of headphones and an open mind. Listen in as an original soundscape unfolds with stories of migration and patterns of human behaviour. Hear tales of struggle, joy and hope as the city comes alive in this immersive audio experience.

Renee Newman (WA) has been an actor, writer, director and producer for over 15 years. Her recent credits include hit "Those who fall in love like anchors dropped upon the ocean floor". FRINGE WORLD WINNER: 720 Best WA Performance Award (2013) and FRINGE WORLD NOMINEE: Martin Sims Award (2012).

Ben Collins (WA) has worked on numerous projects across film, theatre, music as a Composer and Sound Designer, notably as Resident Designer with Black Swan Theatre Co.

Image credit: Aaron Webber

Presented by:
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)

This project is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Edith Cowan University.

PICA is both a producing and presenting institution that delivers a dynamic program of curated exhibitions, seasons of contemporary performance, studio residencies and creative developments.

PICA's mission is to create career-defining moments for artists, life-changing experiences for audiences of all ages and critical turning points in the advancement of art forms.


Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

51 James St, Northbridge, WA, 6003