A performance concerning language and communication based on the confluence of nature and culture with singing, physical interaction and tragicomedy. This is a 7 minute excerpt of a 30 minute performance at X-Initiative, January 14, 2010. With Juliana Snapper and Emma Hedditch
The performance goes as follows:
Prologue: duet from "Lakme" through a copper tube
Act 1: Excerpt and disintegration of The Ear of the Other: Otobiography, Transference, Translation. Jacques Derrida, 1985
Act 2: Excerpt from An Exercise in Analysis: A Play. Gertrude Stein, 1917
Act 3: Excerpt from Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism. Mary Daly, 1978 with non verbal languages, Lean Wolf's address the US Congress and Charcot's scripted contortions of hysteria
Act 4: Language and song translation between performers
Act 5: Reading of "Woman, 27, found after two decades lost in jungle," Ian MacKinnon, The Guardian, Jan. 19, 2007
Act 6: Duet from the transcript of chimp attack 911 call for incident occurring on Feb. 17, 2009
Act 7: Reading of a letter from Margaret Mead to Ruth Benedict

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