Most of the work is about setting up a program for the body, a system that still allows for chance operations. In this case, as in other performance pieces, the chance came through the use of an untrained actor willing to perform the piece. I set aside simple rules or guidelines to follow, and I recorded how she carried out the directions. The posture for the body and the situation of the chair prop came about from watching a 90's hollywood horror movie. There's just something about someone walking backwards up a set of stairs with a chair that is jarring.

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