Bob and Roberta Smith, Are You A Human Being, 2006. Image: Simon Steven

Sally O’Reilly & Mel Brimfield
Art & comedy symposium

Friday 9 June 2006

Umbrella Community Centre

Sally O’Reilly and Mel Brimfield hosted an afternoon of presentations and panel discussions, with stand-up comedian Adam Bloom, critic and curator JJ Charlesworth, artist Elizabeth Price and others. There was a video presentation of comedy that subversively manipulates the audience, with clips from Chris Morris’ Brass eye and Andy Kaufman’s intergender wrestling.  Bob and Roberta Smith gave a monologue entitled Are you a human being?.