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Recording: 2011-03-26 , laborgras (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Shannon Sullivan

13 poems in a body – part one: take two

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Breath is movement. Words ride on the outbreath. Sound is waves; the waves compress the particles in the air. The first language was sign language; words are gestures of the tongue. The voice is controlled by tiny muscles. The muscles control the size and frequency of the waves. Breathing is rhythmic. Words and movements have rhythms and exist in time. Rhythm is breath is sound is movement. Language is sensory; movement is cognitive. Language is cognitive; movement is sensory. LaBreath is movement. Words ride on the outbreath. Sound is waves; the waves compress the particles in the air. The first language was sign language; words are gestures of the tongue. The voice is controlled by tiny muscles. The muscles control the size and frequency of the waves. Breathing is rhythmic. Words and movements have rhythms and exist in time. Rhythm is breath is sound is movement. Language is sensory; movement is cognitive. Language is cognitive; movement is sensory. Language is sound is movement is cognitive is sensory. My poems come from my body. Language is sound is movement is cognitive is sensory. My poems come from my body.

Cast & Credits

concept, text, direction: Shannon Sullivan
by and with: Mor Demer and Shannon Sullivan
dramaturgy: Joey Juschka
special thanks: Raffaella Galdi, Labor Gras and Mime Centrum

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Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44 A
10999 Berlin

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Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):

University Library of the Berlin University of Arts
Mediathek für Tanz und Theater des Internationalen Theaterinstituts / Mime Centrum Berlin
Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)

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