A Long-Running Performance
(To those whose home is the body) There are various ways to migrate. However, all of them are experienced from the body, and involve, to a greater or lesser degree, movement. We could say that the body is the primordial place of experience and, thus, the migrating body is the recipient of the experiences | … |
Failed Lesson in Inmunology
I’m afraid of bacteria. The burgeoning humanitarian crisis has perfected the childish fear of my adulthood. Bacteria are the antagonistic terrain where I become aware that the others are a legendary threat, and where my own body operates through sibylline reasons that do not always flow in my favor.
Nancy Nowacek: The Body as Public Space
Performance is the way to a change of consciousness, Not only for the performer but for the viewer. Marina Abramovic Performance is, in the words of theorist Patrice Pavis, “a kaleidoscopic multi-thematic discourse”; a language that connects, without preconceived notions, the visual arts, dance, architecture, music, video, narration, theater, cinema, and poetry to create | … |