[a solo performance and movement practice merging the opening of the self with the possibility of time travel]
[opening] attempts to address questions of:
“how can movement help me open?”
“how can I unstuck what is stuck?”
“how can I access non-linear time in my body?”
“how can I conjure ancestral cellular knowledge and use it to shape the present and future?”
“how does memory live in the body?”
“how can I write myself into the future?”
“how can I move myself into the future?”
“how can I do this work with joy?”
Some of the practices through which [opening] address these questions are movement improvisation, ancestor offering, spoken text, and stream of consciousness speaking.
[opening] was recently presented at Sidewalk Festival in Detroit, August 2019. An early version of the evening length work occurred as a performance event in March 2019 at 2727 California Street in Berkeley, as a culmination of a month long residency.
[opening] has also been performed under various working titles at venues and events including: Detroit Dance Exchange (Detroit, MI, 2019),
Kristi Faulkner Dance's Women's Work at the Boll Theatre (Detroit, MI, 2018), at Light Box (Detroit, MI, 2018).