Divination by Geography
By Elizabeth T. Grey, Jr. and Elisabeth Lewis Corley
Soldiers on the Western Front spent months or years in small geographical areas; they lived in the earth, and knew every tree and rubbled farm. Their survival depended on their ability to read the land, and then on their ability to take precise actions to eliminate any threat.
Using texts from a poem cycle by contemporary poet Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and World War I period texts ranging from poetry to trench songs to military instruction manuals and field maps, Geomancy: Divination by Geography, a performance piece for poetry, dance, and
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 8:00pm
Saturday, February, 2015 at 8:00pm
multimedia, explores how those actions morph into ritual, how our sense of safety depends on our deepest connections.