Templeton, Deborah and Adkins, Monty (2016) Borderlands: an Exploration of Contemplation in Creative Practice. Liminalities : a Journal of Performance Studies, 12 (2). ISSN 1557-2935

Borderlands is an experimental audio performance by Monty Adkins (composition)
and Deborah Templeton (text) and features the cello playing of William
Mace. The work explores liminal states and the borders of consciousness. The
text is performed by Templeton, and was recorded and mixed by Adkins at various
points throughout the sound component of the work with the cello1
Borderlands was originally created for Totum One, an interactive installation
designed by the British company, IOU2
, and premiered at the Junction in Goole
(UK) in September 2014. A large white inflatable space, created by the artist,
Lisa Gort, housed examples of IOU’s current experimentation in 360° sound
and virtual world technology. Borderlands was the heart of the installation: the
audience was invited to recline on white deck chairs and listen to the audio

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