Saturday, Mar 12 2011
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Margit Galanter and Abby Crain

You look through a hole.
There is a crafted body collapsed in the brambles. The fake water is flowing. A lantern.

We are living inside her body.

Built in partial response to Marcel Duchamp’s final and ingeniously schemed work Given, we are reworking the damn chamber with secret operations and yonic power. Our source material: decomposition, reclamation, self-doubting narcissism, and beastly hunger. Our construction: come in and witness while we make it.

Margit Galanter is a movement investigator and dance poet living in Oakland. Her fascination with the construction and value of movement has drawn her to the many forms live action can take. Her unique practice, Physical Intelligence, helps people experience the innate clarity and vitality one can uncover through the potency of movement, through her expertise as a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitionercm, acupressurist, qigong practitioner, and movement artist.

Abby Crain enjoys art that is awkward, difficult, and transformative. She teaches frequently, and creates solo and collaborative performance experiments when the mood seizes her. Past credits include extensive dancing with Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People (NY), being a member of David Dorfman Dance (NY), and working with Bay Area luminaries Sarah Shelton Mann and Kneejerk Dance Project.