Reflections on the performance felt room by BodyCartography Project The performance space is a stage-less, featureless, roomy white cube with only the functional elements in it: white dance floor, lights, speakers, no chairs. Five dancers share floor with the audience. A pile of white cloth in the corner: dancers will use that. Most of the audience members sit along walls, but some break off towards the center of the space, wondering among dancers before taking position on the floor. One…
This summer the Weisman is partnering with the BodyCartography Project to offer a series of performances. Each piece is centered around a dancer/audience collaboration.
Lineage is a collection of dances, videos, and stories that are constantly evolving and specially constructed for the Weisman Art Museum by BodyCartography Project.
“Lineage draws lines between who I am related to, who I relate to, and how I relate and make relations between my artistic lineage with my ancestral heritage. I endeavor to use “artistic genealogy”, a creative interaction with my Norwegian ancestors and the ways that their lives have been recorded, in combination with influences from the work of Steve Paxton and Lisa Nelson as a new way of creating dance.” Otto Ramstad
No RSVP is required to attend the Lineage performances.