m e n o c a r e
Concept, Choreography & Performance
Installation, Sound, Room
Camera & Editing
Harumi Terayama and Jubal Battisti
produced by ICI - CCN Montpellier Occitanie Pyrénées/Méditerannée
"Le corps est une matière particulièrement efficace pour discipliner les esprits."
(Elsa Dorlin author, philosopher, teacher Paris 8 University, podcast Où sont les casseuses, Les couilles sur les tables, décembre 2018)
"The body is a particularly efficient matter in order to discipline the spirits."
menocare reports an unplanned event of my personal life and attempts to use intimate story to a universal concern.
The end of my romantic relationship and my subjectivity as an individual in the political and social context of 2019 triggers the work. I attempt to contextualize my female body in the larger landscape of this particular year, but also in my personal life. My body acts as a filter to read many of my political and emotional contradictions.
By diverse manipulations of a 20-meter rope, (repetitive throwing, using it as a 3D pencil in the space, a) I try to understand different aspects of my need for expression of violence and anger within my female-identifying body and, furthermore, what could come after.