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Vox Organa (Preverbal Stories)

Voice and Movement Performance

Gabriel Todd: Performer

07 min 43 sec

2010 

This work is the result of research into expressive vocal soundings from various specific body organs and systems. This ongoing practice is motivated by the question: can each individual organ hold and express it's own story? Can a body organ or system contain accessible bio-energetic information about it's current state and history? If so, can it feed that information back to us in a language that we can understand?

Gabriel Todd and I collaborated to manifest this idea into a body practice. The next step was to make it a performable act.

 

_Nathan Wheeler: Tech Director

_Robert Shannon: Light design

_Autumn Bjugstad: Light operator

_Liza Williams: Set design

_Markas Henry: Costume

_David Quint (jib camera): Video director

_KT!, Brett Mann, Damon Mohl: Camera operators.