As Seen At The DUMBO Arts Festival – 01

Dancers at DUMBO Arts Festival 2011Dancers at DUMBO Arts Festival 2011Dancers at DUMBO Arts Festival 2011

I wish that I could credit this dance company, but I couldn’t find them listed anywhere in the guide to the festival.  Judging by the apparatus, which was a gigantic seesaw that moved according to how the dancers distributed their weight as they struck a pose, I want to say that it’s Streb.  But I can’t say for sure.  If you know who it is, please tell me.

It’s always such a treat to see dance performed outdoors.  I really liked the way that the apparatus and the dancers looked against these big gray buildings.  They attracted quite a crowd.

Dancers at DUMBO Arts Festival

Dancers waiting in the wings.

Update:  A reader has solved the mystery and told me about this work.  It’s created by artist Eve Bailey along with dancers from several local companies.

 

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5 Responses to As Seen At The DUMBO Arts Festival – 01

  1. gaellevdb says:

    The performance was created by Eve Ensley (french born artist).
    Nice website :)

  2. gaellevdb says:

    Ouuups!Eve Bailey…no Ensley!

  3. Karen says:

    Gaelle, thanks for solving the mystery and thanks for your kind words.

  4. Eve says:

    Thank you for your nice comments Karen and Gaelle! I am working on a new outdoor sculpture-performance piece for the next Dumbo Arts Festival. Hope you can make it!

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