imagination is an act of rebellion
by Leanna Keith and Em Piro
Naomi Klein argues that the suppression of imagination is a neolibral tactic. This idea alone spawned a multi-hour conversation between Em Piro and Leanna Keith, which eventually led to the creation of this work. How can art encourage imagination? How can audience have agency? How can we break the social paradigm of classical/new music?
The piece was performed twice in one weekend with vastly different audiences. Compare the results and see for yourself.
Performed at Base: Experimental Arts + Space
Nov 26, 2019
Audience largely consisted of people used to attending performance art/dance works. One child aged 5.