I CAN DISAPPEAR.

Choreography, Performance, Sound, Set, Costume and Lighting Design

by James Andrews

"This work began as a simple exploration of the construction of identity and the value we assign to our visual appearance. It has become so much more. The body, and dance as a form, is inherently ephemeral and I have developed a curiosity for the body in relationship to an infinite time scale.

 

“I can disappear.” poses impossible tasks for the performer – “Disappear now.” - “Make this moment last forever.” The impossibility of the movement tasks has caused my writing about this work to become increasingly difficult – hence dance. Language has left, the content is now in the work."

Performence incarnations, developments and appearances have included:

 

Premier: Melbourne Fringe Festival Hub, The Warehouse, North Melbourne Town Hall, September 27 - October 4, 2014

DARK MOFO, Blacklist, Supple Fox, Hobart, 2015

House Of Vnholy, Melbourne, 2015

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Photography by Phil Kitt, Blacklist, DARK MOFO, 2015