Posts Tagged ‘contact improvisation’

Kalipile Gaxamba with his granddaughters Vuyisa and Lungisa in New Brighton last July. (Photo: Eryn Rosenthal)

Transaction Being Processed

February 21, 2011

Kalipile Gaxamba with his granddaughters Vuyisa and Lungisa in New Brighton last July. Transaction Being Processed: Metaphor, Identity, and Change in South Africa by Eryn Rosenthal, in collaboration with Xolani Rani and other South African artists tba   Identity post-apartheid, and our relationship to boundaries, limits, and new roles In 1998-99, the last year of […]

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María Cruz Planchuelo in Venice, Italy (Photo: Eryn Rosenthal)

Fugue States, or the tender role of Shulamith

September 5, 2001

   Fugue States, or the tender role of Shulamith Multilingual dance-theater piece about absence, repetition, weight and the Holocaust. In Fugue States, we re-examined and translated much of my thesis research on the testimony process, art, and Holocaust survivors to the stage.  Contact improvisation became the ideal metaphor and method for representing the active witnessing […]

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