Tiny Giant Series - Adriane Brayton
A dance in 3 parts, interspersed throughout the evening — each with a different soloist.
CHOREOGRAPHY Adriane Brayton in collaboration with the dancers.
MUSIC The Silk Road Ensemble.
DANCERS Mayra Hernandez, Imani Mclaurin, Fernadina Chan
“Microbes are invisible. They’re everywhere. And they rule.” —Nathan WolfeMy work for Across the Ages Dance has stemmed from an examination of dance as it relates to the human microbiome. This work, developed through a partnership with the TERC Organization, is inquiring about the bacteria that live in us and on us as humans and their role in our lives. I am drawing movement and motifs from specific words related to the material: community, ecosystem, mutualist, pathogen etc. While we may think we are alone, each human is surrounded by their human microbiome. “We’re not individuals. We’re colonies of creatures.” —Brue Birren