Mu­si­cal

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Aro Gallery, 51 Wil­liam Street, Dar­linghurst. Opens Wed­nes­day. In­quiries: 0414 946 894 or on­line. Un­til May 27. Model Home Chris­tine Ko ex­am­ines the idea of the home as a metaphor for the self, while its win­dows are por­tals to other worlds. In Model Home, Ko uses the dual trans­par­ent and re­flec­tive prop­er­ties of mir­ror tint film to in­ves­ti­gate the ex­pe­ri­ence of “in­be­tween-ness” (a dream­like state one en­coun­ters when in a space of be­ing nei­ther here nor there). Im­mer­sive and dis­ori­ent­ing spa­ces prompt Priscilla: Queen of the Desert The open­ing is a stam­pede of sass. Gor­geous-voiced di­vas de­scend like Rhine­maid­ens from the fly loft, a squad of eight pow­ers its way through It’s Rain­ing Men dressed in ochre rain­bow colours, Mitzi (David Har­ris) lip-synchs to a live singer and Blake Ap­pelqvist (as the MC Miss Un­der­stand­ing) matches an out­landish im­pres­sion of Tina Turner with a bril­liant ren­di­tion of What’s Love Got to Do With It. The

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