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ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Karen Mason Blair 2016 (This photo was taken at Karin’s Seattle childhood property that was destroyed by landslides due to record rain in 1996.) In Harmony with the Tao, the sky is clear and spacious, the earth is solid and full, all creatures flourish together, content with the way they are, endlessly repeating themselves, endlessly renewed. When man interferes with the Tao, the sky ...[Read More]

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Omar Willey and Karen Mason-Blair Design: Maris Antolin Record of the Anthropocene Movement World Premiere March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Karin Stevens Dance presents their new work, Record of the Anthropocene Movement premiering March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Record of the Anthropocene Movement is a collabo ...[Read More]

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Photo by Karen Mason Blair (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing Performance dates: April 22-24, 2016 VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   May we turn inwards and stumble upon our true roots in the intertwining biology of this exquisite planet. May nourishment and power pulse through these roots, and fie ...[Read More]

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 An evening of dance and live music ventures into personal and feminist injustices of the earth and the female body, with original compositions by Michael Owcharuk, Nate Omdal and internationally-recognized, Wayne Horvitz. Full of turbulent exchanges, (re) MOVE: (re) TURN pulls from th ...[Read More]

(Re)framing an insomniatic exploration in thought and poetry

“Those who have achieved an understanding of reality can describe the wonder of things, but those who are ignorant of reality miss the essence of things. When he reaches this invisible fountain, he can express it in all forms in which both appearances and essences move and vibrate.  Hence, the forms are given the breath of life and move with their own rhythm.” –Weng Fang-kang I have been try ...[Read More]