Company: Ranters Theatre
Year the project commenced:2019 
Year it became impossible:2020 
Audience not reached: 300​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Perfect Day was to be a research based project developing upon a short piece that was part of an earlier Ranters’ project entitled Unknown Neighbours. The plan was that Kyungmin Na, a South Korean artist and performer, would spend a month living in a Melbourne apartment to develop a performance work around the poetry of the home.     It would be a series of actions utilising various household items that would quietly re-calibrate his experience of and relationship to the domestic. The narrative fragments unearthed in the Melbourne abode would then be reframed and performed at a Seoul venue.
Although the concept has a poetic simplicity the project was far too complex once international travel shut down due to Covid-19. After two attempts to reschedule they had to admit defeat and have put the work on indefinite hold. Indefinite hold does not necessarily mean impossible and the team is committed to patience and waiting it out. It does seems pretty certain however that Covid will leave an indelible mark on Perfect Day. As the lockdowns have made most of us far more home centric than ever before the way we view and interact with the domestic is changed for the short term and maybe forever.
Co-creator/Performer/Writer - Kyungmin Na 
Co-creator of Unknown Neighbours - Kyung-sung Lee
Photographs - Teresa Noble
As part of The Impossible Project we have been inviting artists to conceive of, attempt and document an attempt at An Impossible Task or to undertake a conversation with Anna Tregloan where she attempts (the similarly impossible task) of capturing their creative endeavours in sketch form.
Anna Tregloan and Cortese attempted the Impossible Task of capturing Perfect Day in a series of sketches.


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