What are you saying ‘no’ to?
No to spectacle.
No to virtuosity.
No to transformations and magic and make-believe.
No to the glamour and transcendency of the star image.
No to the heroic.
No to the anti-heroic.
No to trash imagery.
No to involvement
of performer or spectator.
No to style.
No to camp.
No to seduction of spectator by the wiles of the performer.
No to eccentricity.
No to moving or being moved.
I want to stop doing something that I still don't know what it is.
Yvonne Rainer's Trio A inspiring sequence and No manifesto.
"My image sometimes takes the form of a disorientated body in which one part doesn't know what the other part is doing"- Rainer.