Help the performing arts recover

By Moira Finucane

An austere and bloody mutant.

Part of Finucane's globally acclaimed Art vs Extinction Suite.

Stitching live museum exhibition to immersive theatre and a mass-mortality event. Exploring grief, loss, isolation, stark beauty, deep time, ice melting and hope – all at epic scale.

Inviting humans into an imagined-Antarctica, the only place on earth with no permanent human habitation, to imagine a future together.


At Home Residency Showing

A sneak peek into the work was live streamed on Saturday 5 September 2020.

A recording of this Showing is available to stream on demand via the Take Over! playlist on Youtube. Available for a strictly limited time, until Thursday 22 October.

Follow the Take Over! Facebook Group for updates, as the artists prepare for Melbourne Fringe.



Artist bio

Moira Finucane is a globally renowned live artist, director, writer and performer. Drawing on high art, low art, street life, the natural world, the spiritual and the populist, Finucane creates intimate spectacles – burning boundaries from cabaret to installation, drama to burlesque to create indelible visions of humanity, freedom, power and desire. With a background in environmental science, conservation and gender violence, Finucane began hijacking burlesque and archetype in underground clubs, and has evolved worldwide, with presentations across 16 countries, Antarctica to Tibetan Plateau, and 15 awards including Presentation of the Year (Cuba), 8 Green Rooms & Miami's Climakaze Climate/Art Award.


Moira Finucane - I Miss You Antarctica


Program Partners

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Header image of The Rapture, Chapter II Art vs. Extinction. Photography: Jodie Hutchinson

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