My work seeks to inform singular worlds where artists and public become mutually informing events in non-traditional performance spaces. I explore the literacy that comes from the inner technologies of the entire body, the sense of ones body, that the mind is at every fingertip. Manifest through gestures, postures and migratory patterns of movement, I aim to connect people and encourage them to tell stories to one another.
Space is my constant collaborator and informant, proscenium stages, urban street corners, museums and galleries. Inside these particular spaces, my process materials include: time, speed, fragility of existence, sound, and flesh. These materials shape my individual kinetic imprints. Forging through a forest of universal gesture and moving from the inside out, I organize the movement into a compositional form of installation, exhibition, stations, migrations and stage. I am plugging dance into the center of everyday life. When put together, these performance experiences are part choreography and part interactive art installation.
Experimenting with journey as form, my dances often find themselves in dense, urban spaces that are non-traditional in their memory of performance. Migration is the form I most often use. It allows me a total democratic approach to my work, as I seek fresh ways for fluidity and flexibility in the public. These choreographed migrations are a response to globalization—the dance of our time—and are envisioned as conduits for conversation, sociability and experimentation.
Blending classical elements with the complexity and groove of today’s urban culture, the dances I make enjoy being collaborative agents for inter-disciplinary approaches in contemporary art.
In my work is a vivid line which refers to the whereabouts of mankind’s existence, and the power and urgency for flesh on flesh.