A Resource for Performing Artists, Scholars and Audiences.
Time: July 8, 2010 at 8pm to July 10, 2010 at 8pm
Location: Theaterlab, New York City, Usa.
Street: 137 west fourteenth street
City/Town: New York City
Website or Map: http://www.theaterlabnyc.com/
Event Country: usa
Organized By: Theaterlab
Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2010
Conceived for these New York dates, FEMINEA – WHITE FRAME is a performative project, a multimedia study that relates a live performance with pre-existing video (produced by Teatro Deluxe in 2009) named FEMINEA – FIRST ANIMATION. The need for this work comes from the intention to follow the reasoning that the first phase of the FEMINEA project (the video itself and photographic series that gave origin to it) had stimulated, even beyond the authorial intentions: on the screen a study on relations between different media (video-photo-body) becomes – also because of the ambiguity of the protagonist – invitation to ponder the identity of contemporary body. It appeared inevitable to continue the work in this direction, starting from the first element that identifies a human being beyond his appearance: the gesture.
The first frame, then, is white. It’s tabula rasa like the mind of a newborn, a new life that has nothing but instinct, which is essential to the body to overcome its limitations. The beginning of life is characterized by unconscious gesture; his staging can bring the viewer to that part of his own life that he can’t remember and that it is therefore characterized as collective non-memory, although the body of each of us retaining memory, more or less alive traces. Precisely for this reason it was decided to query the body of a newborn, trying to re-locate the sense and the route to reach the self-consciousness. A search, therefore, and an attempt to motion analysis on the way in which the living being becomes conscious of existing.
8.9.10 july 8 pm, 137 west fourteenth street – New York.
Nice reception after each performance.