The Sunset of Life: Failed Mini-Performances

The image of a woman sitting on grass is narrated by someone with difficulty breathing. There’s an expectation that the sick person may not be able to complete his dialogue, but he manages to warn against watching the sunrise: “you know who you are, please do not do that again.” This is a warning against expecting routines such as the sunrise, even if it is a naturally occurring phenomenon. When the sun fails to set in Finland for sixty days, people become ill. Insomnia and alcoholism are some of the most common ailments of this phenomenon.

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Human Text Messenger

@ LaMama Theater, NYC. Texts are "sent" & re-performed via human delivery in a public space. Curated by CultureHub.

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Human Text Messenger

What if texts were delivered and performed by human text messengers? Documentation of Human Text Messenger Project. Texts are delivered between two people by a human being. Texters become aware of their texting language when it is mimicked and performed in public. Performance in collaboration with Paulina Barros.

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