# 7

performance in plastic bag

Try Out – DMT Loods, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (2010)

As long as I used cast copies of my own body, I could stay clear myself. To confront myself directly for a change, I this time take the place of my image in one of the plastic bags of ‘Tais-toi et sois belle’ (2009, 2010). The fear that there will not be enough oxygen, the feeling of being locked up and the total dependency of the friends who are operating the compressor make it an oppressive experience. After a few minutes I start to hyperventilate and the performance is over…

# 7Marianne