Marissa's video performance, recorded in one take, continues the third season of the solo performance relay that is One-Shot.
Sound: Taylor Dayne, Cyndi Lauper, Postgraduate Seminars: Alcoholism
"In this context, the ritual of the wound enabled her to express the subtleties of the individual psyche, to evoke a pain that could only be physical, and also to avoid seizing the words themselves, in an effort to inhabit the spaces between them..her body thus became the visible center of her rebellion, and her hope for change.
The question that she was asking us can be expressed in a few words: how can one give voice to that which has no voice?...demanding that things be laid bare, by giving voice to her inner self, by bringing out into the open those things that we say in silence to ourselves,by ensuring that her artistic acts would continue to have an impact long after they actually took place." Anne Tronche on Gina Pane, The Scenographic Body
"Hear me. When I am heard, you are heard."
Created by Sarah Maxfield, the series is curated and produced in the 2012-2013 season by Aaron Mattocks, in collaboration with the Gibney Dance Center. Please join the conversation by viewing all the videos in the series so far, and posting your comments.
Stay tuned for more, as the relay continues.