Photo by Christine Butler

Exertions is a series of written choreographies that, when performed and documented, extend the terrain of late nineteenth century movement studies into more ambiguous, strenuous, emotional, and contemporary ground.

Project Created: 
January 2015

To Last

Foofwa with mocap wounded avatar
day six: sound/video Alan


creatures GREAT ANd small

every day we learn something new and are very happy
we are growing day by day and producing wonderful work
we are always bettering ourselves and reaching for the stars
every day new plateaus become old plateaus and launching pads
we are miracles and we create miracles
every day there are new wonders and we are so excited
every day our beauty flowers in our works and wonderful new worlds

Eyebeam, Day 5 performance, with Azure Carter, Foofwa d'Imobilite,
Mark Skwarek, and Alan Sondheim


arcitexting at Eyebeam

beam or submarine, this object provides the interior foil for
the platform dance "Eyebeam" done for all the "swells" in the
West Chelsea area and their "digs"

then a few tantalizing "stills" where all movement seems to



"]below are a couple of urls to online websites that we connect to for
the fact we think they really are truly worth visiting[...]...

"[...]what follows are a couple of references to websites which I link to
as we feel they're truly worth checking out[...]..."

maudatar is an abstracted avatar-form produced originally in Blender
and motivated by modified bvh files in a number of videos. there are
some internal chambers which may or may not connect. the form is

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