The Goodbye Studies

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Fascinated by the indeterminate qualities of dance, Tere O’Connor developed The Goodbye Studies around the concept of hyper-complexity. In a work for twelve dancers, O’Connor explored the relationship between groups and individual subjects, as well as the multiplicity of receptions within the audience. The dance consisted of an interrelated space of languages, memories, facts, and opinions. As explained by O’Connor himself in the introductory note to the program: “The dance absorbs this storm. . . . I only have this machine, this vortex into which I can place everything in an attempt to reconfigure life.”


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