On the Edge of Life

MAP/making 2009, Bath International Music Festival
In collaboration with Jesung Park and Jan Lun Lee
Sound collaboration with Detta Danford and Guildhall School of Music & Drama

The performance piece delves in the classic Grimm's tale "Rapunzel" and the ambiguities of childhood.
The piece explores the world of a child caught between helplessness and frustration through tense threads, knotted and tied, straining and pulled. The tied and knotted strings represent both suffocation and entrapment, strength and resourcefulness and evoke the duality between entrapment and bonding in the relationship between adult and child.