The Lowest Form of Poetry
Music by MW Due (Lee Weisert and Matthew McClure) and dance by COMPANY (Justin Tornow)
Starting from the pioneering work of Merce Cunningham and John Cage, COMPANY (choreographer Justin Tornow) and MW duo (saxophonist Matthew McClure and composer/sound artist Lee Weisert) explore the space between clarity and abstraction in this new performance installation.
Laser beams traverse the space in which dancers perform. By breaking the beams with their bodies, the dancers trigger samples from Cunningham’s text “Space, Time, and Dance.” Syllables,
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00pm
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 8:00pm
Kenan Rehearsal Hall
words, and phrases fuse and detach, and accumulation rather than linear narrative moves the work forward. Within this matrix of movement, light, and music, what leads and what follows, and how do we interpret our experience?