<- Go back to scroll through the blackboards on the home page to watch the results of the demands. Public Demands is a live and …

 

Demand #359 : Devise a 3 minute performance about unreasonable demands

Demand #359 : Devise a 3 minute performance about unreasonable demands

 

Demand #355 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the way your feet ache after a hard day working in a shop

Demand #355 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the way your feet ache after a hard day working in a shop

“After Hours” All day standing I stand to serve you For fear of falling down All day standing I stand to serve you For fear of falling down Oh counter, hold me …

 

Demand #354 : Write a relentless list about Rock Hudson’s dinner jacket

Demand #354 : Write a relentless list about Rock Hudson’s dinner jacket

1    In this photo Rock is being held by Jane Wyman, his jacket out of frame 2    In this photo Rock is surrounded by men in …

 

Demand #349 : Devise a 3 minute performance about submerging inflatables in public swimming areas

Demand #349 : Devise a 3 minute performance about submerging inflatables in public swimming areas

 

Demand #347 : Make a structuralist film about fighting homophobia

Demand #347 : Make a structuralist film about fighting homophobia

 

Demand #345 : Devise a 3 minute performance about yourself as a contestant on Blankety Blanks

Demand #345 : Devise a 3 minute performance about yourself as a contestant on Blankety Blanks

 

Demand #341 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Thom Yorke

Demand #341 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Thom Yorke

“T.E.Y” Eye fixed shut From school to school A car crash Too drunk to care And froze up On self-destruct Still reach and sustain A skip divided A cymbal rush A skip divided A cymbal rush

 

Demand #340 : Write a relentless list about reasons for missing class

Demand #340 : Write a relentless list about reasons for missing class

Other people’s children (repeat this, ad nauseum, over and over, with no exceptions)

 

Demand #333 : Create an immersive sound piece about writing demands in chalk on a board

Demand #333 : Create an immersive sound piece about writing demands in chalk on a board

 

Demand #332 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the rewriting of Tim Winton’s Dirt Music

Demand #332 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the rewriting of Tim Winton’s Dirt Music

 

Demand #327 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about a bee with no sting

Demand #327 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about a bee with no sting

“Oh Melipona” Melipona Subtropical life Wooden box found Propolis bled Emerge from a cell Honey bee gone again (Where is your sting?)

 

Demand #324 : Make a structuralist film about YOUR PET (OR SOMEONE ELSE’S IF YOU DON’T HAVE ONE)

Demand #324 : Make a structuralist film about YOUR PET (OR SOMEONE ELSE’S IF YOU DON’T HAVE ONE)

 

Demand #321 : Write a relentless list about why it’s good to be alive

Demand #321 : Write a relentless list about why it’s good to be alive

•    Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, a 1974 book by Piers Paul Read which documented the 1972 crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight …

 

Demand #316 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about being independently wealthy

Demand #316 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about being independently wealthy

“Unbalanced Reward” A money trail will follow you wherever you go A money trail will follow you wherever you go A life of guarantees will await you A life …

 

Demand #315 : Write a relentless list about all the people who have wronged you

Demand #315 : Write a relentless list about all the people who have wronged you

Mark / Janice / Brett / Lee / Jason / The Maths Teacher Who Threw The Duster At Me In Year 8 / The Australian Education System / The Bad Grandfather / JC …

 

Demand #311 : Create an immersive sound piece about Tilda Swinton in Orlando

Demand #311 : Create an immersive sound piece about Tilda Swinton in Orlando

Same person. No difference at all. Just a different sex.

 

Demand #302 : Make a structuralist film about cyan

Demand #302 : Make a structuralist film about cyan

 

Demand #308 : Devise a 3 minute performance about white lies

Demand #308 : Devise a 3 minute performance about white lies

 

Demand #290 : Devise a 3 minute performance about your favourite percussion instrument

Demand #290 : Devise a 3 minute performance about your favourite percussion instrument

 

Demand #299 : Write a relentless list about border disputes

Demand #299 : Write a relentless list about border disputes

•    a possession of resources •    a possession of rivers •    a possession of land •    dispossession of culture •    a dispute of culture •    a dispute of religion •    driven …

 

Demand #293 : Make a structuralist film about oscillate wildly

Demand #293 : Make a structuralist film about oscillate wildly

 

Demand #282 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about loud and ignorant people with obnoxious opinions

Demand #282 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about loud and ignorant people with obnoxious opinions

“Ignorant Arrogant” It’s people like you Who clear a room You know who you are (And you never leave, you never leave) You stand in a corner Still drinking beer So full …

 

Demand #278 : Create an immersive sound piece about love

Demand #278 : Create an immersive sound piece about love

 

Demand #276 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Bacchanalia

Demand #276 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Bacchanalia

“Demons In Their Eyes” The fuel that drives the crowd Debased by ecstasy and booze All burning with desire And seized by madness and lust Reminds me of the streets …

 

Demand #275 : Devise a 3 minute performance about resisting the temptation of a flirtatious, charming young admirer

Demand #275 : Devise a 3 minute performance about resisting the temptation of a flirtatious, charming young admirer

 

Demand #272 : Make a structuralist film about dancersize

Demand #272 : Make a structuralist film about dancersize

 

Demand #269 : Create an immersive sound piece about blunt instruments

Demand #269 : Create an immersive sound piece about blunt instruments

 

Demand #267 : Devise a 3 minute performance about violent outbursts

Demand #267 : Devise a 3 minute performance about violent outbursts

 

Demand #261 : Make a structuralist film about government cuts to welfare

Demand #261 : Make a structuralist film about government cuts to welfare

 

Demand #258 : Create an immersive sound piece about The Common Koel

Demand #258 : Create an immersive sound piece about The Common Koel

 

Demand #253 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Roget’s Thesaurus

Demand #253 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Roget’s Thesaurus

“15,00o Words” What’s another word for ‘cluster’? Shaped by subdivided colour Are we classified by systems? Do we observe closed editions? We view multiple divisions And verbal classifications 15,000 words and growing 15,000 …

 

Demand #252 : Write a relentless list about compulsion

Demand #252 : Write a relentless list about compulsion

01    obsessive 02    distressing 03    uneasy 04    repetitive 05    repetitive handwashing 06    fervent religious belief 07    apprehension 08    fear 09    fearful 10    extensive hoarding 11    worry 12    intrusive thoughts 13    sexual preoccupations 14    impulse for aggression 15    related compulsions 16   …

 

Demand #248 : Make a structuralist film about chaos theory

Demand #248 : Make a structuralist film about chaos theory

 

Demand #244 : Devise a 3 minute performance about your history in performance so far

Demand #244 : Devise a 3 minute performance about your history in performance so far

 

Demand #240 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about that loaded space between suspecting and knowing

Demand #240 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about that loaded space between suspecting and knowing

“He Sleeps Around” I’ve suspected it Without knowing it Lovers come and they go I’ve got a photograph And a hard disk with Evidence of your infidelity I’ve got the private Investigation To prove …

 

Demand # 239 : Create an immersive sound piece about rain and associated metaphors

Demand # 239 : Create an immersive sound piece about rain and associated metaphors

 

Demand #233 : Devise a 3 minute performance about how Sir David Attenborough, Prince Charles & Henry Rollins are all very excellent and inspiring

Demand #233 : Devise a 3 minute performance about how Sir David Attenborough, Prince Charles & Henry Rollins are all very excellent and inspiring

 

Demand #238 : Write a relentless list about eating a falafel with Graham Kennedy in a graveyard

Demand #238 : Write a relentless list about eating a falafel with Graham Kennedy in a graveyard

1    bawdy, irreverent, iconoclastic, often smutty, sometimes deliberately camp, and laden with innuendo and double-entendre 2    to be eaten alone with a (blank) in a graveyard 3   …

 

Demand #232 : Create an immersive sound piece about longing and excess

Demand #232 : Create an immersive sound piece about longing and excess

 

Demand #231 : Devise a 3 minute performance about not wanting to go

Demand #231 : Devise a 3 minute performance about not wanting to go

 

Demand #230 : Make a structuralist film about the police in South Australia

Demand #230 : Make a structuralist film about the police in South Australia

WARNING: Contains coarse language.

 

Demand #225 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the backlash against postmodernism

Demand #225 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the backlash against postmodernism

“Anti-Ideology In Reverse” Metaphysical Not so cynical A failed wisdom Vain indifference Blurred in obscurity Self-referential Social apathy Non-activity Non-political Reason disappeared Ideology Lost for meaning, lost for meaning There’s no freedom Lies within a truth Dignity zero, dignity zero Progress …

 

Demand #223 : Create an immersive sound piece about being held

Demand #223 : Create an immersive sound piece about being held

 

Demand #219 : Devise a 3 minute performance about hating your day job

Demand #219 : Devise a 3 minute performance about hating your day job

 

Demand #217 : Make a structuralist film about the moment of divine revelation

Demand #217 : Make a structuralist film about the moment of divine revelation

 

Demand #218 : Write a relentless list about time

Demand #218 : Write a relentless list about time

11:11 12:12 13:13 14:14 15:15 16:16 17:17 18:18 19:19 20:20 21:21 22:22 23:23 00:00 01:01 02:02 03:03 04:04 05:05 06:06 07:07 08:08 09:09 10:10 01:11 02:22 03:33 04:44 05:55 12:22 13:33 14:44 15:55 00:12 01:23 02:34 03:45 04:56 06:54 05:43 04:32 03:21 02:10 12:02 13:03 14:04 15:05 16:06 17:07 18:08 19:09 20:02 21:01 22:02 23:03

 

Demand #216 : Create an immersive sound piece about Dale Cooper in the black lodge

Demand #216 : Create an immersive sound piece about Dale Cooper in the black lodge

 

Demand #208 : Devise a 3 minute performance about dancing yourself to death

Demand #208 : Devise a 3 minute performance about dancing yourself to death

 

Demand #214 : Make a structuralist film about No!

Demand #214 : Make a structuralist film about No!

 

Demand #215 : Write a relentless list about spit or swallow in all things

Demand #215 : Write a relentless list about spit or swallow in all things

01    Spit 02    Depends how much cash you’ve got 03    Swallow nobody 04    I spit 05    Swish it round your mouth and tongue then spit it out 06    It has …

 

Demand #210 : Create an immersive sound piece about gnosticism

Demand #210 : Create an immersive sound piece about gnosticism

 

Demand #195 : Make a structuralist film about RNA

Demand #195 : Make a structuralist film about RNA

 

Demand #204 : Write a relentless list about the night sky

Demand #204 : Write a relentless list about the night sky

01    At this time of year, five constellations form a line descending from the zenith down to the west-northwest horizon shortly after dark. Near the …

 

Demand #199 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about how you feel assembling a difficult piece of IKEA furniture

Demand #199 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about how you feel assembling a difficult piece of IKEA furniture

“Assemble and Forget” Screwdrivers and wrenches Flat-packed and ready-to-assemble Time consumption and frustration To read directions before I start to work I found a part that will not fit I found …

 

Demands #196 / #197 : Devise a 3 minute performance about Derek Jarman / Derek Jarman’s ‘The Garden’

Demands #196 / #197 : Devise a 3 minute performance about Derek Jarman / Derek Jarman’s ‘The Garden’

 

Demand #190 : Create an immersive sound piece about giving up

Demand #190 : Create an immersive sound piece about giving up

 

Demand #183 : Devise a 3 minute performance about sunshine on your face

Demand #183 : Devise a 3 minute performance about sunshine on your face

 

Demand #174 : Devise a 3 minute performance about a children’s story where the hero, called “Poo”, is in fact a real poo and not a bear

Demand #174 : Devise a 3 minute performance about a children’s story where the hero, called “Poo”, is in fact a real poo and not a bear

 

Demand #176 : Make a structuralist film about Ingmar Bergman

Demand #176 : Make a structuralist film about Ingmar Bergman

 

Demand #188 : Write a relentless list about naivety in love

Demand #188 : Write a relentless list about naivety in love

I was naive in love and then lost it I was naive in love and took myself out I was naive in love and oh how the …

 

Demand #178 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the death of pop

Demand #178 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the death of pop

“Genre-fying” Is it corrupting you? Is it anaesthetising you? Is it corrupting you? Are you genre-fying? Tell me is pop dying? Are you genre-fying? Tell me is pop dying? Britney, Bieber, Backstreet Boys We …

 

Demand #171 : Make a structuralist film about wirearchy vs hierarchy in organisations (a remix of work by Michel Cartier, John Husband & Benoit Massé)

Demand #171 : Make a structuralist film about wirearchy vs hierarchy in organisations (a remix of work by Michel Cartier, John Husband & Benoit Massé)

Remixed from the original work by: Authors : Michel Cartier, John Husband, constellationW Designer, motion graphic : Benoit Massé, Utopiko

 

Demand #177 : Create an immersive sound piece about the collision of excellence and mass popularity

Demand #177 : Create an immersive sound piece about the collision of excellence and mass popularity

“Slanting and shadow-cutting” After Eric Satie, Gregorio Allegri, J.P Contamine de Latour and Roy Orbison

 

Demand #175 : Write a relentless list about true love

Demand #175 : Write a relentless list about true love

Part One •    Doris Day – Secret Love (1954) •    Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1956) •    Frankie Laine – A …

 

Demand #168 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about creating an immersive sound piece about making a structuralist film about devising a 3 minute performance writing a relentless list about composing a two minute pop song

Demand #168 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about creating an immersive sound piece about making a structuralist film about devising a 3 minute performance writing a relentless list about composing a two minute pop song

“The Promise of Undying Love” Oh, this is murder A crisis of motivation Singing for my supper Two minutes of silence (Escaping childhood, escaping childhood) Thrown into depression A triumph of sadness My …

 

Demand #167 : Write a relentless list about why a National Broadband Network will result in more than just ‘more porn, faster’

Demand #167 : Write a relentless list about why a National Broadband Network will result in more than just ‘more porn, faster’

I    Better health care—people living in regional, rural and remote areas will have improved MORE PORN, FASTER specialists and doctors, without having to travel long …

 

Demand #159 : Make a structuralist film about a missing person who gets found

Demand #159 : Make a structuralist film about a missing person who gets found

 

Demand #163 : Create an immersive sound piece about existence before you were born

Demand #163 : Create an immersive sound piece about existence before you were born

 

Demand #150 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the screaming body

Demand #150 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the screaming body

 

Demand #151 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about THE HUDSON RIVER

Demand #151 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about THE HUDSON RIVER

“Muhheakantuck” From North to South Through Eastern New York It rises at Lake Tear of the Clouds A river named ‘Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk’ 315 miles, 315 miles The river flows both ways The river …

 

Demand #156 : Write a relentless list about feather dusters

Demand #156 : Write a relentless list about feather dusters

1    An implement used for cleaning 2    Typically of a wooden-dowel handle 3    Typically with feathers from either the male or female ostrich bird 4    Typically wound onto …

 

Demand #149 : Make a structuralist film about bears

Demand #149 : Make a structuralist film about bears

WARNING: Contains Adult Content!

 

Demand #147 : Create an immersive sound piece about undying love

Demand #147 : Create an immersive sound piece about undying love

 

Demand #142 : Create an immersive sound piece about your childhood

Demand #142 : Create an immersive sound piece about your childhood

 

Demand #139 : Devise a 3 minute performance about triumph

Demand #139 : Devise a 3 minute performance about triumph

 

Demand #131 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about juvenile sexuality

Demand #131 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about juvenile sexuality

“Orientation, Disorientation” The structure of his body resembles that of the adult form We observe the changes Sexual feelings, behavioural stages Adolescent development Intensified desires, intensified desires Boy sees boy Girl sees …

 

Demand #124 : Devise a 3 minute performance about missing in action

Demand #124 : Devise a 3 minute performance about missing in action

 

Demand #130 : Write a relentless list about the trouble with great literature

Demand #130 : Write a relentless list about the trouble with great literature

After Louisa May Alcott, George Ade, Jane Austen, James M Barrie, Emily Bronte, Lewis Carroll, Kate Chopin, Joseph Conrad, James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Fyodor …

 

Demand #118 : Make a structuralist film about owls

Demand #118 : Make a structuralist film about owls

 

Demand #112 : Create an immersive sound piece about whispering

Demand #112 : Create an immersive sound piece about whispering

 

Demand #110 : Write a relentless list about cheese

Demand #110 : Write a relentless list about cheese

Abbaye de Belloc Abbaye de Citeaux Abbaye du Mont des Cats Abertam Abondance Acapella Ackawi Acorn Adelost Affidelice au Chablis Afuega’l Pitu Airag Airedale Aisy Cendre Allgauer Emmentaler Alverca Ambert American Cheese Ami du Chambertin Anejo Enchilado Anneau du Vic-Bilh Anthoriro Appenzell Aragon Ardi Gasna Ardrahan Armenian String Aromes au Gene de …

 

Demand #109 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the horrific rise and rise of evangelism in the west

Demand #109 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the horrific rise and rise of evangelism in the west

“Satan Under The Red Lights” You who do not hold these beliefs Would you prefer the good news? Or the awful damning truth? The awful damning truth Where will …

 

Demand #101 : Make a structuralist film about sadness

Demand #101 : Make a structuralist film about sadness

 

Demand #108 : Write a relentless list about an abandoned amusement park

Demand #108 : Write a relentless list about an abandoned amusement park

The following is a list of Australian and New Zealand amusement parks and theme parks that have since been closed or abandoned: New South Wales •    El …

 

Demand #92 : Devise a 3 minute performance about Dolly Parton

Demand #92 : Devise a 3 minute performance about Dolly Parton

 

Demand #98 : Create an immersive sound piece about silence

Demand #98 : Create an immersive sound piece about silence

 

Demand #91 : Make a structuralist film about post-structuralism

Demand #91 : Make a structuralist film about post-structuralism

 

Demand #97 : Write a relentless list about your personal failures

Demand #97 : Write a relentless list about your personal failures

1    Scratching under my eyes to execute the appearance of illness but it was all in my head 2    Sad days I held onto my pillow …

 

Demand #84 : Devise a 3 minute performance about giving your audience pleasure

Demand #84 : Devise a 3 minute performance about giving your audience pleasure

 

Demand #87 : Create an immersive sound piece about immersive sound pieces

Demand #87 : Create an immersive sound piece about immersive sound pieces

After Eno, Oval and Aix Em Klemm – “While Airport Luxury”

 

Demand #76 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Pumping Gas

Demand #76 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Pumping Gas

“Gasoline” Turn off the engine Put out the cigarette Decrease your risk of static shock Select your fuel grade Lift the lever up And start pumping And start pumping Watch the numbers fall Watch …

 

Demand #67 : Create an immersive sound piece about Birdsong

Demand #67 : Create an immersive sound piece about Birdsong

 

Demand #65 : Make a structuralist film about depression

Demand #65 : Make a structuralist film about depression

 

Demand #62 : Make a structuralist film about looking

Demand #62 : Make a structuralist film about looking

 

Demand #75 : Write a relentless list about writing a relentless list

Demand #75 : Write a relentless list about writing a relentless list

i    Is this what you would like me to write or ii    Perhaps I could write something else something that has to do with iii    Lists that …

 

Demand #58 : Devise a 3 minute performance about two minutes long

Demand #58 : Devise a 3 minute performance about two minutes long

 

Demand #48 : Write a relentless list about Shameless Self Promotion

Demand #48 : Write a relentless list about Shameless Self Promotion

“Tale of an 18 year history” 1992. Screening Desire. Debut performance made by Jason Sweeney and Fiona Sprott, under the guise of Safe Chamber. Interrogating the …

 

Demand #54 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Expressions Dance Company

Demand #54 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Expressions Dance Company

“Contemporary Temporary” On thin ice, dancing There are vanities crossing Oh these fragments of memory They dance alone, alone together On thin ice, dancing Contemporary, temporary “Provocative moves with a surge of …

 

Demand #52 : Devise a 3 minute performance about singing for your supper

Demand #52 : Devise a 3 minute performance about singing for your supper

 

Demand #43 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Murder

Demand #43 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Murder

“Murder Song” Pistol fire Switchblade knife A sharpened axe And brass knuckles A club with nails An electric shock baton Oh these are a few of the things that will kill you Could …

 

Demand #42 : Write a relentless list about things that take as long to write as to do

Demand #42 : Write a relentless list about things that take as long to write as to do

To stay silent To criticise you To make some harsh judgement To draw quick conclusions To speak before being spoken to To answer before the question To end your sentences To laugh …

 

Demand #41 : Create an immersive sound piece that explains the initial explosive popularity and subsequent decline of the Rubik’s Cube

Demand #41 : Create an immersive sound piece that explains the initial explosive popularity and subsequent decline of the Rubik’s Cube

 

Demand #38 : Make a structuralist film about my pancreas

Demand #38 : Make a structuralist film about my pancreas

 

Demand #34 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the big bang

Demand #34 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the big bang

 

Demand #35 : Write a relentless list about poo

Demand #35 : Write a relentless list about poo

Warning: adult oriented material below. Storytellers, victims and militia of Salo via Pier Paolo Pasolini. 1. “It is neither from Baudelaire nor Nietzsche… Nor in Saint Paul’s …

 

Demand #33 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the election

Demand #33 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about the election

“76 / 74″ 76 / 74 (was it above-the-line or below-the-line?) 76 / 74 (was it above-the-line or below-the-line? I dunno…) A donkey vote bears the consequence (is …

 

Demand #26 : Create an immersive sound piece about nostalgia

Demand #26 : Create an immersive sound piece about nostalgia

 

Demand #24 : Write a relentless list about a pen that has no ink

Demand #24 : Write a relentless list about a pen that has no ink

There is no ink, yet this pen will write on virtually any type of paper. Therefore, there is nothing to dry out. There will be nothing to …

 

Demand #30 : Make a structuralist film about the importance of beauty, specifically relating to gardens

Demand #30 : Make a structuralist film about the importance of beauty, specifically relating to gardens

 

Demand #16 : Create an immersive sound piece about feet

Demand #16 : Create an immersive sound piece about feet

 

Demand #14 : Write a relentless list about the songs that get stuck in your head

Demand #14 : Write a relentless list about the songs that get stuck in your head

There was the song Teardrops by Womack and Womack, the first to top my torture song playlist There was Rainy Days and Mondays There was All Out …

 

Demand #8 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the 1975 Australian Consitutional Crisis

Demand #8 : Devise a 3 minute performance about the 1975 Australian Consitutional Crisis

 

Demand #9 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Bob Katter

Demand #9 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about Bob Katter

“Up North and Far Right” Born 22 May 1945 / Investor in Cattle and Mines A homophobe and a racist National / A grazier and a Roman …

 

Demand #7 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about smegma

Demand #7 : Compose a 2 minute pop song about smegma

“Soap (or Tyson’s Glands)” Epithelial cells / Transudation of oils / Trapped in the folds / Androsterone hormones Accumulation + Causation The secretion of glands / From our …

 

Demand #5 : Devise a 3 minute performance about motivation

Demand #5 : Devise a 3 minute performance about motivation

 

Demand #1 : Make a structuralist film about rice

Demand #1 : Make a structuralist film about rice