In “What The Body Does Remember”synthetic memories and personal memories and experiences are intertwined into a type of auto drama for the performer in relation to the specific site. Then is just another kind of now; different memories get uncovered when she constantly visits these as re-tellings and bodily deposits.
Through a week on Iceland this project was shown at the Cycle Art Festival as a unique work in progress shows for a equally unique audience.
Silje Aker Johnsen – singer/dancer
Erik Dæhlin – composer/director
Supported by the Norwegian Programme for Artistic Research. Residence in Iceland supported by Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme. Also supported by Komponistenes Vederlagsfond as well as Kulturrådet.