Concept

ONE DAY IN MAY is a body of work that highlights the sculptural and visceral beauty of the mayfly, documenting, examining and reconstructing the insect’s delicate movements and rituals into a dance piece.

Her movements are choreographed into a dance that explores her short life. Her death can come in various forms, but it is always leaving only a shell of her carcass to be rocked by the waves of the river, or by the night’s breeze, gentle and quiet before a summer storm descends.

 

The body of work consists of:

ONE DAY IN MAY:

A 20 minute single screen dance/documentary with composer and violinist Alexander Balanescu.

MAY I:

A three screen installation, collaboration with Alexander Balanescu.

P1030799MP4:

A 12 minute single screen poem.

 

All three works are related, but totally independent from each other.

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