Gentle Force

Duration: 4 hours – loop 15 min

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…

Locations

Burgkloster, Lübeck, Germany, 2011
Seogyo Art Space, Seoul, South Korea, 2011
Skolevej 1a, Aabenraa, Denmark, 2011

Other Work with Ballet Point Shoes

Video: More Gentle Force


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