Recorded or Rendered Work - Performance

HUMAN VERSION

S PARKER, A FRAHN-STARKIE, K LACK, I BEAUVERD, D FRANZKE, H FROISLAND

LUCY GUERIN INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

A minor performance work, ‘Human Version' is an interdisciplinary dance work combining movement, sound, lighting design and costume. ‘Human Version’ responds to the commissioning company, Lucy Guerin Inc.’s curatorial brief, to consider practices of sustainability in the creation of a dance work. Situating the theme in relation to dance, the work asks what might happen to the body and movement in the face of a radical scarcity of energy and resources, asking if our inability to reduce consumption and our impact on the environment turns back upon our own human capacities, to the point that our expressive potential and movement functions are rationalized. The work uses a costume made from re..

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