20:06 ...sitting back and looking up at the branches and spines of a pine tree, and of another tree that has a network of fine twigs and branches, against the pale sky in the dusk... and seeing a line of white geese progressing towards the water... i put aside my thoughts of ergonomics and of Heidegger's writing, and relapse into enjoyment of the evening......and i turn to walk back though the forest... no, not through the forest... i walk back across the lawn... treading on closed daisies... towards the mansion and its broad moat... which the white geese are now entering, one by one...
here are some phrases from his description of this new form of dance:
In my work I want to create an elementary theater removed from all psychological elements ... one without text, characters or socially coded gestures ... not a representation of human experience but rather a source of it ... (as) an anonymous everyman whose eyes and ears share the same sensations as those of the audience...
...i was astonished by the newness, and by the presence of 'extended calm', in the sight of people dancing without intended meaning or significance....
...i am also encouraged by the way that simply reading his descriptions, and looking at photographs and videos, gives me the feeling that i might myself stand and move thus, given his encouragements and example... perhaps anyone can?
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