fengi: (Mr. Fengi)
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While I've mostly overcome a lifelong habit of feeling excessive symbolic stress on calendar markers, birthdays require advance work to remain calm. Each day I'll write a post about something interesting related to my day. The goal is to make myself either do myself either do something interesting or view the day as interesting regardless. The point is to head off that "what am I doing with my life" stresshole that tempts me every year.

Tonight I saw a bullshit performance, though I briefly enjoyed it as confirming I've reached the point as a viewer that I can quickly discern between unsuccessful and bullshit. I won't be specific as the performers had staged good work elsewhere.

I will say: if I have to sit through another piece which mostly involves minimalist writhing on the floor very near an audience in flat rows of chairs, meaning only those in front can see enough to appreciate the tableau, I'm going to bean someone with a Stagecraft 101 textbook.

The bullshit involved recycling an installation piece (staged over hours in an empty room viewed through a window) as a dance with zero contextual changes except length.

Upon reflection, the original installation was an ideal for the second space, a small low building in a high traffic area with windows on several sides. So now I'm puzzling over the process which led to a seated audience: was someone concerned not enough people would walk by and look in? If so, was it the venue or the artists? Who knows. I watched the backs of people craning their necks for a while then left.

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Date: 2016-10-18 08:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] davesmusictank.livejournal.com
Sorry to hear about the bullshit performance.

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Date: 2016-10-18 09:36 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fengi.livejournal.com
It was still interesting in how it was bullshit - best intentions and all - so I count it as a net win. Usually I'm not insulted as long as something isn't arrogant bullshit.

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Date: 2016-10-18 09:35 pm (UTC)
sabotabby: (lolmarx)
From: [personal profile] sabotabby
Haha oh man. I always think that people don't do that anymore, and then I remember I only think that because I just never see any experimental theatre anymore.

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