In this modern world, we conduct our lives through a surprising amount of mediation and simulacrum. We rely on computers for most basic informationtime, outside temperature, current headlines.
Everyone deals with death in different ways. This has never been more apparent than in Neta Pulvermacher’s evening of works at Dance New Amsterdam in June.
An American flag covers a dancer like a soldiers body before burial. A fist pushes through the place where the heart would be, mimicking the organs pulsating rhythm and suggesting life under what appears to be dead.