Christopher D. Ansell

I am a curator, writer and performer interested in how characters are realised in narratives within and between pieces or art, literature and theatre.
Scripted monologues, composed from archival recordings and literature, and original content, form the basis of theatrical performances in which I personify and represent self-aware characters. The performances are theatrical portraits of fictive persons constructed from lifelike characteristics, tropes and outrageous personalities. Each character exists on its own platform, in conversation with itself, its presence as a representation and the institutional and creative structures in which it is realised.