Home » Uncategorized » Reading Theater Project One Body Show

Reading Theater Project One Body Show

OneBodyVideo

Be prepared: this is an x-rated video. I’m not joking; it’s graphic. It contains excerpts from the Reading Theater Project’s One Body show. For this show members from RTP prepared individual performance pieces in response to Pamela Shields’ Masturbation Series of charcoal drawings. I created something using a recording of “All by Myself” by Washboard Sam and Big Bill Broonzy. I always wanted to perform that song somehow and it worked perfectly with this show’s theme.

One Body was a lot of fun to prepare and perform, but due to the extreme nature of the artwork, it didn’t get widely promoted. We didn’t really know who beyond the art community would appreciate such beautiful, but unapologetically sexual work. Pamela Shields drawings are extraordinary but some people have a tough time with the subject. Oh well, we had fun.

If you’re up for it, take a look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fkn5eXMuFxA

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s