THE BODY DOESN’T LIE

Martin Hansen. THE BODY DOESN’T LIE

Concept/Choreography* – Martin Hansen
Dramaturgy – Marlene Melchoir
Performance – Martin Hansen, Marlene Melchoir, Derrick Amanatidis, Kasia Woliñska
Mentor – Thomas Plischke
Sound Design – Lowan Johnston
*This piece contains excepts from the works of Sandra Parker and Jo Lloyd.

Martha Graham’s assertion ‘The Body Doesn’t Lie’ defines the expressive body as one which tells truth. But which truth? If the body is a library, we access a certain history of a certain body, the one we see on the stage before us, a history which never proclaims itself as such but can be read and felt in utterances of movements, language and light. I trace a thread of questions that lead back through me into time through a briefly imagined present and into a forgotten future. Where does amnesia belong and where does memory start?

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