MELINDA RING
CHOREOGRAPHIES AND COLLABORATIONS



A triptych composed of two durational performances and an evening-length dance, Forgetful Snow investigates the transcendent possibilities of body and mind. By day, performers in the installations The Landscape and Memory (of Snow) Machine labor at searching for landscapes, retrieving lost moments of time and archiving the accumulating results. These simple tasks involving the body, video, and language are quietly focused and mysterious. In the evening, the dance is performed without clothing and accompaniment to strip it of layered-on meaning and emotion. Presented instead is an intimate and formally complex choreography with elusive performative demands and textures.

Premiered, The Kitchen, May 8–17, 2014
The Box, July 11–20, 2014
Commissioned by The Kitchen and The Box

Chapbook - Contact Quarterly
Review - New York Times
Preview - Bomb Magazine
Preview - Art in America
Credits

 
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