] MA [7:30pm
] MA [ is a new work I’m wrangling for Thingamajigs Performance Group in response to the Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive exhibition Silence. Using concepts from Japanese Noh theater, where silence is a central aesthetic driver, our performance will focus on the space between the notes, distances between parts, and a musical vocabulary of invisible actions.
Joined by durational artists from Dandelion Dance Theater and other special guests, ] MA [ takes Zeami’s famous pronouncement as its single instruction:
senu tokoro ga omoshiroki
what [the actor] does not do is of interest