WEAPON is a title I’m working under for this next solo. It reminds me of the life cycle of an object, an instrument, perhaps itself a work of art, perhaps an epithet for the shadow of consciousness, for a being: it’s forging, it’s refinement, it’s employment in an act of transference; across space and time, between persons, between generations. The material of the work is rendered as an environment within which I endeavor to discover a dance.
Premier: June 7, 8, 9 2013 @ CounterPULSE, SF
Robert Avila of the SF Bay Guardian writes:
Pageantry — as the CounterPULSE program is titled — promises to offer an intriguing contrast, reflecting something of the breadth of styles and formal concerns that make the contemporary dance scene here both dynamic and complex
Speculations on Spectatorship by Irene Hsiao
Morrison gave a performance that was at times astonishing in the absolute silence of a body in extreme control of every joint and muscle fiber, and at times plagued with the question of what constitutes theatricality — from the thick false lashes and burgundy hair extensions he wore to the props he hauled onstage. [read more]