A dance by Lisa Nelson and Steve Paxton
music: Robert Ashley. "Private Parts", Lovely Music.
video: Penny Ward
1983 Danspace, NYC
The improvisational score for this dance, which Nelson and Paxton performed from 1978 to 2002, is the dance that arises within the setting/environment of the sound and the costumes. The structure is solo, duet, solo, duet. The movement and interaction of the performers is completely open.
note: the first 3 minutes are too dark to see on video. skip ahead.