The Lab, South Australia’s newest multi genre immersive performance space, sits in Light, a cultural hub in the heart of Adelaide’s West End district. One of the projects christening the space, by multi-instrumentalist Adam Page, looks not just original, but quite an endurance test. Going by the name 24 Hours, the idea is to present a work of continuous live music aimed at dissecting the one thing that remains constant and unwavering in life: time. Limelightcaught up with Adam Pageahead of the event.
Adam Page. Photo © Jack Fenby
Whose idea was this project, and did the idea develop as it went along or was it conceived pretty much as it stands?
It came about during a conversation with Anne Wiberg, the Artistic Director of The Lab, a new venue dedicated to presenting original and challenging performances. When she asked me what I wanted to do there, the idea of playing a 24-hour show popped into my head and the rest is history.
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