Katja Hilevaara and Emily Orley are artists, researchers and teachers in London. They have been collaborating on a range of projects for the last ten years, involving performance, installation, writing and design. Previous performance installations for Brief Encounters series include Oxymandias (PSi Utrecht, 2011); Ivory Towers (Bristol, 2009); Opiate (London, 2008); Narcissus (London, 2008); Lusikka (Manchester, 2007); and Teippi (London, 2007). They also worked together to adapt Tove Jansson’s Summerbook to the stage with artist Rajni Shah (South East Arts Council commission, 2005); and collaborated on a devised performance, Napoleon in Exile (Edinburgh and London, 2003). They presented a performance paper “Place as a remembering process: a conversation about making and breaking images” at PSi Utrecht (2011).