possess is a large-scale performance on
At a country estate by the end of summer, a group of people leave the daily comforts of their domestic realm and explore the surrounding grounds to possess them.
The event unfolds across twenty-seven consecutive days following a script that articulates this whole period.
Their daily life indoors
Realisation of the outside
Focus on the first couple and sowing
Focus on the second couple and building of a microcosm
The script is divided in five sections each covering five days, plus a final section for two days. The events in each section develop exponentially from the previous ones, reaching a climactic surge in the final section.
The script borrows from seven different disciplines —
prose and poetry
architecture and land art
— to define the sequence of events on an hourly basis.
aims at being a total multidisciplinary work, seeking to reach the full potential of performance, to include every artistic discipline and challenge reality.
The various disciplines will be employed by the script following a basic principle of shaping reality further and enhancing it.
is a world where everything is furthered — where every person becomes a character, every word a poem, every voice an instrument, every wall a soil.
The rule of this growth is richness — its direction possession — its way is climactic — its fruit a world in the image of possession.
The performance will be closed-door, however its rich documentary material will be made freely available through
location, time and production details tba
i.e. MODEL THREE
Works of art are real, and whether they are images, objects, sounds or events, they are meant to define reality in the likeness of their themes.
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