Becoming Land (2012)

Becoming Land

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Becoming Land is a short work that was made in February 2012 specifically for Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate as part of their ‘Elemental’ exhibition.

Becoming Land
how much flight is there in landing?
how much is my landing pulled by the wind?
i become the land
the earth composts us and we take off again
just in order to start landing
start again

The performance is repeatable many times across a day/evening and is suitable for gallery/outdoor/alternative spaces.

Choreography and concept: Charlotte Spencer
Dancers: Jennifer-Lynn Crawford, Charlotte Spencer
Sound Artist: Tristan Shorr
The research for this work was developed during residencies at K3, Hamburg and Le Pacifique|CDC, Grenoble in July 2011.