This short study was created during the Covid-19 lockdown. Reflecting on my own isolation and need to reach out and touch the world, I began created this duets with a Mirror, based on research carried out at Clarence Mews in 2017. I was initially drawn to the way the mirror created an external ‘partner’, with the crop of my arm seeming both connected and disconnected from my body. In the final section I play with the perspective and framing of the camera, which mirrored that of the mirror itself creating a double dialogue and commentary on the ways we are contained and ‘enframed’ by our real and virtual spaces.
Published by Marguerite Galizia
Marguerite Galizia is a somatic/contemporary dance choreographer and PhD artist-researcher at De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester (Doctoral Scholarship). Since graduating from conservatoire dance training at London Contemporary Dance School, Marguerite has crafted hybrid installation and performance works that challenge performance frames and disciplinary boundaries. View all posts by Marguerite Galizia