The Iris Map THOUGHTS

THE RED SPACE

 

The Sleep of Reason

BELOW THE SURFACE
A well-lit room…white, empty walls…then suddenly darkness and the image of an attack dog…domestic calm…a woman sleeping…then wild pursuing movements through a dark forest…calm…
4 August 2014

Red Body

DRIVEN
A voice pulses with a raucous violin and the angular, aggressive sound emanating from a roaring fire. Straight sharp lines of energy shoot out of me, intermingling with these rhythms…
28 July 2014

Red Mind

SPEED & ACTION
‘There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action.’
MARTHA GRAHAM…
21 July 2014

Essence of Red

RED gives you drive. It is filled with passion and energy,
and so enables you to act…

Adrenalin

CITY LIFE
Sunday evening. Arriving back in New York after a weekend on Long Island. As the escalator takes me up to 7th Avenue and 32nd Street, adrenalin courses through my body. As I reach street level, colors and lights streak by, and sounds circulate in an irregular but persistent rhythm…
7 July 2014

Concentration

PERFORMING SOLO
The theatre goes black. I am alone, standing downstage right. Dim light and fragments of sound emerge. In that first moment between the audience and me, a kind of target forms inside of me…
14 July 2014