I got nude with 150 others at the art gallery, and it’s something I’ll never forget

“Don’t touch the artwork unless the artwork touches you,” Sydney Dance Company’s artistic director, Rafael Bonachela, says with a smile. I’m at the Art Gallery of NSW with around 150 other guests. We’re getting ready to see Nude Live, a delicious mix of art and modern dance, as part of Sydney Festival.

This evening’s performance of Nude Live is a little different, however. Like the six SDC performers who will dance naked, we – the audience – will be naked, too.

Ariane Beeston prepares for her nude experience at the Art Gallery of NSW.

We’re given paper bags for our clothing and asked to disrobe. Some guests remove their outfits in one swift go, others strip slowly, layer by layer. The room is full of nervous energy. Read full original article…

Source: The Age

3 August, 2017, 8:45 pm

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