The entire cast of artists rose to their full climatic potential Saturday in what was widely seen as the most successful of the two nights.
Photos by Duncan WYLIE
After a positive performance and feedback session the night before, the group returns during the day for yet another improvisational run-through.
Photos by Hélène DEGRANDPRE
After a morning of finishing the wee bog-man, butoh dancer Diana arrives, as does saxophonist Matthieu, mere hours before presentation. The united group launches into a pre-show improvisational run-through of the outlined “structure”.
The bog-mans’ torso is unveiled.
Dominique dances with Julia.
And Matt performs precise open-balloon surgery in the night…
Plaster hand moulds and latex casts; more rice-paper masks; and the first incarnation of Julia.
Dominique explores movement with the new dancer, and Matt begins the full Nori-paper puppet made from sushi seaweed.