The performers, in suggesting both the scientific study of ornithologists and the unfamiliar behaviors of birds, create perturbed perceptions, unsettling assumptions about what they are capable of. The setting: part laboratory – part curiosity cabinet, a place of melancholy and desire. Choreography was developed through the use of photographs, objects, sounds and video material and unfolds through the distinctive movement languages of dancers.
Directed by Carol Brown
Created and Performed by Niki Cousineau and Gin MacCallum
Production Design by Jorge Cousineau
Music by Rosie Langabeer and Jorge Cousineau
Text by Gin MacCallum
Length of work: 50 minutes
Performed at Christ Church Neighborhood House, Philadelphia