Spirit Labour

Adrian Heathfield, Hugo Glendinning, Janine Antoni (Other), Anna Halprin (Other), Hélène Cixous (Other)

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    In this visual essay, Glendinning and Heathfield follow the creative practice of sculptor and performance artist Janine Antoni: her collaborations and conversations with the choreographer Anna Halprin and the writer Hélène Cixous. Spirit Labour traces the lines of connection between these artists inclined toward elemental exposure and non-human forces. The film asks: what kind of labour is it, to work communally with the bodies, movements, expressions and affects of others, to dedicate one’s lifework to the othering that issues from these relations? How might we think of these labours and affinities as forms of infrastructure?
    Original languageEnglish
    Media of outputFilm
    Size41 minutes
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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