biograph, last year was pretty//sh*ttyNov 19-Nov 21, 2015
DATE HAS PASSED Merrill Wright Main Stage
"...technical geniuses and bold performers." - New York Theatre Review
Thu – Sat | Nov 19 – 21 | 8pm
Sun | Nov 22 | 5pm
With a passing nod to Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape and a swipe at the age of selfies, this theater/dance performance examines the very moment something or someone is captured, recorded and then memorialized through technology. In an age where pictures and film are frequently doctored, Findlay//Sandsmark draw a line between the fragile image and the fallibility of memory.
Featuring performances by Norwegian choreographer Marit Sandsmark and Klaus Kinski look-alike Joey Truman, a relentless live sound score by Pål Asle Pettersen, and text from Artforum/New York Times critic and poet Claudia La Rocco.
Findlay//Sandsmark is a Norway-based company working across the disciplines of dance, theater, live music, and video art. Their work connects live performance and installation, creating a spellbinding visual language. They are dedicated to working with other artists for each project, leading to collaborations with Jason Rogenes, Diane Madden (Trisha Brown Company), Ruud van den Akker (Wooster Group), Eric Dyer (Radiohole, among others. The company is led by Norwegian choreographer/artist Marit Sandsmark and American theater and video artist Iver Findlay.
*Please note that cigarettes will be smoked during this performance.