MOTHER'S TEARS, 2015-2016

An essayistic performance reading, which explores different ways of relating to images, drawing on the recent scientific discovery of the mirror neuron and its potential effect on our understanding of reality and consciousness. Suffering from vertigo, the narrator sets out to investigate the origin of this condition, especially how it relates to her mother’s fear of heights. The piece was initially created for Where Were We, a festival on art writing, in Denmark 2015 and a later version has been published in the American literary magazine AGNI (US) in 2016.
 

 Grandfather lying down, projection from performance piece, 2015

Grandfather lying down, projection from performance piece, 2015

 from performance at Where Were We, Aarhus, 2015.

from performance at Where Were We, Aarhus, 2015.

 projection from performance piece, 2015

projection from performance piece, 2015

 mother lying down, projection from performance piece, 2015

mother lying down, projection from performance piece, 2015

  Mother's Tears, reading, KKT, Copenhagen, 2018 (image by Kenneth Varpe)

Mother's Tears, reading, KKT, Copenhagen, 2018 (image by Kenneth Varpe)