The Mating Habits of Lines
The title is borrowed from Ree Morton's book, The Mating Habits of Lines. This text piece is based on drawings and translated into instructions to be acted out by people, to imply the physicality (and possible romance) of mark making.
Keywords: experimental, movement, lines, drawing
# of Performers: 1, more than 1
Score / Notes
Fill a space
Cut a space in half
Kiss a space
Embrace a space
Where do two lines meet?
How do two lines fit together?
Make a shadow
Lose yourself in the other line (disappearance)
Find yourself in the other line (emergence)
Form a grid
Form a textile
Thu, 2 July 2009
performed as part of * FESTIVAL (8) ARROYO :
2 July 2009, Lower Arroyo Park, Los Angeles, CA
with Dawn Kasper, Adam Overton, Gerhard Schultz, Mark So, and Tashi Wada
some images of some sections being realized...
documentation of the performance -
we performed some of the lines, and discovered some of the lines, as we walked and hung around the arroyo [files]: