Manual for measuring distance came as a secondary effect of my choreographic process, inquiring into distance, proximity, and their limits as generative technique for new forms of content and structure.
The work addresses the body of the reader and the body of the space. It tries to measure and recompose those bodies; it searches to open space for the enfolding of asymmetries of presence and attention.
While making the Manual, I realized that for me to ‘measure’ means to ‘know better’ and make alive the measured thing or space.
The work composes with the superposition and accumulation of different view points, points of contact, and points of reference. It tries to document but instead makes poetry out of the practices through which I developed two performance pieces: measuring distance and backs.boxes.towels (Dance cure).