Continuing to take performance orders from Rhubarb artists for our blog, we caught Wives (Leah Fay Goldstein, Emma-Kate Guimond and Julia Thomas) rehearsing Sea Foam Blue and took their ultimate performance order.
PERFORMANCE ORDER FORM
What do you want the dance/performance to be about?
Play with belly fat.
Make me aware of my body.
Get us out of our seats.
De-sacralize female bodies.
Do a magic trick.
Describe the movement and sound of the dance/performance.
The sound of flab-slapping without hands.
What should it look like?
Falling in love.
Fluid dancing in zero gravity.
Life is much better down where it’s wetter
Naked OR Inorganic materials (ie styrofoam)
Not saran wrap
A baby’s crib.
A black hole.
FOAM PARTY! Dance number.
Any thoughts on Music (a particular piece of music, or genre)?
Jamaican Dance Hall
Siberian Throat Singing
Is there a mood or theme you would like the piece to communicate/explore?
Colonization of Mars
How many performers?
Who are you?
We are WIvES
What do you do?
We make body-based intermedia love songs.
Catch Sea Foam Blue, “a live analogue-projection and dance fanta-sea of inter-species love and its evolutionary consequences.” During Week 1 of Rhubarb which is coming right up!
Landwomen return to sea
Revisit the blog’s previous PERFORMANCE ORDER FORM