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From the Archives: FROZEN MOMMY Notes

In 2005, I reviewed the Tere O’Connor dance Frozen Mommy for The Brooklyn Rail. These are my notes, with 2 redactions:

Oct, 10 · in Claudia's Blog

On the Boards

  I’m serving as writer in residence at On the Boards in Seattle this season… This is how OtB’s artistic director Lane Czaplinski puts it: We asked Claudia La Rocco to be our writer-in-residence because ...

Oct, 02 · in Claudia's Blog

Impractical reality, romance

    By In Kyung Lee     On June 21 at Robert R. Wagner Jr. Park, I saw Trisha Brown Dance Company’s seven creatures dressed in white.   Following my life routine, I arrived ...

Jul, 09

so that the island moves properly

: a love letter to Jennifer Lacey   but of course it doesn/t because of course it doesn’t   dear Jennifer—   you’ve been in my lap all week. Videos of varying qualities and lengths. ...

Jun, 29

Exchange Mechanism

  By Cody Eikman It is a delivery of a confidential message in a private space. Archangel Gabriel visits the Virgin Mary, revealing to her a change in her own bodily state unbeknownst to herself: ...

Jun, 14

Faith and Doubt in Experience: Thoughts on Marina Abramović’s “Generator”

  By Diana Crum   Being there is different than being at home. The lights are really bright in the white room. It’s quiet and still except for the muffled noise of distant construction, the ...

Apr, 19

Close Ups

    puckered & gathered flat backs, side to side   turn me this way & that//hold my hand superheros on a Sunday maybe         the world doesn’t need saving tonight   ...

Mar, 14

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