A collaborative project with Callous Physical Theatre, exploring twenty-five rune stones of the Norwegian Runic System. These two videos explore Rune 22 Dagaz, and Rune 25 Odin and are entry points into the complexities of body, place, time, and language.
siteSee --August - October 2020
A multi-happening performance project investigating the synchronicity of the somatic body, outdoor space and audience choice of location. Performers explore themes of relationship, awakening and what it means to be a human animal in a site chosen by the viewer.
With artistic collaborators AnnaJo Doerr and Buho. (See more images below)
"As the dancers emerged from their oneness with the trees, the spaces between came alive with tension, rain pattering, earth thumping, synchronous and individual celebration!...To be able to be close, to be able to follow the dancers as they moved, was a gift. I left feeling my spirit lifted, like I was part of something magical. " --Vicky Ramsay, audience and photographer
Parking Lot Project -- March-August 2020
A performative movement practice seeking to relate the body with public open spaces. Inspired by the COVID-19 physical distancing state restrictions, movers investigate the body in relationship to 6 feet between each other. Viroqua, WI.
Plasticity -- August 2017.
Solo performance on Lake Superior, Herbster, WI as part of the Herbster Studio Art Tour, exploring the connections between bodies of water, plastic pollution, the human nervous system, and future generations of Earth's inhabitants.
Still/Awake -- May 2017
A site-responsive performance in the back alley of Main Street, Viroqua, WI seeking to re-frame the intelligence of space, plastic trash, and the body's relationship to the urban-scape. Ensemble: AnnaJo Doerr, Buho, Monica Kehlen, Gillian Leugers
Gallery of images from three siteSee performances
Photos: Vicky Ramsey