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Saturday, April 16th 2016
Event Description: 

Mairead Delaney and Rae Goodwin join PERFORMANCY FORUM with a new performance in two parts. This three hour cyclical and durational work engages with notions of women’s labor, grace, empathy and endurance.

Part One- Marking Time- is a response to external signals women submit to in their struggle for, against and with themselves and one another in the futility of unending labor.

Part Two- Crawl into our Softness- is a response to and acceptance/reckoning with Other retreating into woman for comfort. They stand on upturned furniture, crawl inside soft bells, stop and start their labor to the sound of a bell. They wrestle with the constructs/constrictions of their bodies as Woman.