An Introduction to the Competition

Our upcoming exploration of competition at the Baryshnikov Arts Center will take up where this previous experiment left off. We staged a one day artistic competition in December of 2009 that was intended as a whimsical mockumentary, but turned into an emotional explosion of issues relating to winning and losing.

Austin Forbord and his RAPT productions made this short preview video for the larger project, drawing from our first disorienting venture…

LINK TO VIDEO:  ANDM Preview 1

There was a winner and loser, high-tension drama, and lots of hurt feelings. Juicy stuff, but dangerous–so we approach our next attempts with courage, caution and a trust of the artistic process.

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