ten clones of Gabriella in a smokey warehouse space. We see Gabriella rollerblading, smoking out a window, spray painting a cardboard sign, lying on the ground, wanking off, falling, riding a bicycle, smoking while holding a handmade smoke machine made out of cardboard, lying on the ground drinking a can of coke and Gabriella wearing a nappy and holding a cake. apart from many Gabriella clones, a cake, dripping sits in the front centre of the space, looking quite sad.

Gabriella’s practice is first and foremost concerned with formal experimentation, process-focused making and the destabilisation of the viewer through “failing” devices for live performance.


A 2019 Victorian College of the Arts (Theatre) graduate, Gabriella was Artistic Director of VCA’s inaugural student-run performance festival, DISCORD879. Whilst at university they were commissioned by the University of Melbourne to devise A Journey Through Time for International Women’s Day 2019. Prior to their studies Gabriella co-devised and wrote their first show ‘PROJECT OUAHN’ in 2015. After training with SITI Company in 2016, they co-devised ‘FACESWAP’ for Melbourne Fringe. in 2019 they devised ‘Feast’ for Mudfest with Company19. In 2020 they were commissioned by Melbourne Fringe to develop short work ‘Barney’ for Fringe Club at Home and are currently developing their first solo-show entitled ‘no destination’ which has had a Work in Progress showing as part of Performance Space’s LIVE DREAMS programme at Carriageworks in May 2021. In June 2022 they will develop their first durational work exploring an experimental processes for BLINDSIDE Gallery entitled ‘nothing is sacred; methods for destruction’.