Jugs and Aqueducts (an opera of sorts) - Edwin Burdis

Jugs and Aqueducts (an opera of sorts) - Edwin Burdis
Francesca DiMattio, Totem, 2012 (detail). Photo: Tim Bowditch


In holes and cracks
sweet refuse.
In holes and cracks
awaits a good nights sleep.
In holes and cracks
the wild silver bull ruts.
In holes and cracks
there does hide...
new values, to up hold.
new forms, to fill out.
new aesthetics, to choose and abuse.
new rituals, to observe.
new stuff, to eat.
In holes and cracks.

Score and libretto –
Edwin Burdis

Singers and Musicians –
MDPF Orchestra

Heather Phillipson

Kieron Livingstone

Richard Scott
Jan Green
Melissa Appleton

Jugs and Aqueducts (an opera of sorts) is a performance by Edwin Burdis using artworks from Francesca DiMattio's current exhibition as characters and props. Part of a series of new commissions inviting artists to create performative responses to the current exhibition Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection: Part I.


Places are limited so booking is recommended.

Doors open at 7pm. Performance starts at 7.30pm.