Gentle Force

A metronome is heard. Two women stand, in first position, facing different directions at the opposite side of a portable ballet pole. They are wearing white ice hockey shoulder pads, salmon colored underpants and peach ballet point shoes. They move synchronized, to the rhythm of the metronome, along the ballet pole, through different basic ballet poses and forceful body shapes. They lift up the ballet pole and circle it around its axis. After placing the pole back down they continue their movements…

Duration: 4 hours – loop 15 min


Burgkloster, Lübeck, Germany, 2011 – Duration: 3 hours
Seogyo Art Space, Seoul, South Korea, 2011 – Duration: 4 hours
Skolevej 1a, Aabenraa, Denmark, 2011 – Duration: 4 hours

Other Work with Ballet Point Shoes

Video: More Gentle Force
Installation: The First Decade