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Breath Pieces


A hybrid artwork by Rosanna Irvine, conceived as an expanded choreographic project operating across art forms including performance, sound, video, drawing and graphic notation for breath. Breath Pieces works with the materiality of breath and the breathing body.

Part performance, part installation – Breath Pieces comprises of multiple components intermingling in an immersive experience of the breathing breath.

In each piece the actuality of the breathing breath is the driving force for the visceral emerging of kinetic, sonic and visual imagery. Including performance, sound, video, drawing and spoken text. Each breath piece is distinct – though at times overlapping or interacting with other pieces.

Audience is mobile. Breath is everywhere.

Performers: Rosanna Irvine, Claricia Kruithof, Mark Leahy, Aniela Piasecka, Marie Williamson
Sound: Tim Sayer, Kian McEvoy
Video: The Media Workshop
Creative friend: Katrina Brown

Performed at the Tramway in June 2018

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