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Was she for, or against herself?

Excerpts from ongoing work "Continuous project altered daily"

Exercises in self-defence against self

Daily routines influenced by gestures and movements based on the ancient Icelandic wrestling sport Glíma. What happens when isolating movements otherwise exercised as a pair?

When resistance is removed, it becomes something else. Or perhaps it symbolizes an invisible resistance, an ongoing struggle with oneself.

The title was inspired by choreographer, dancer and film maker Yvonne Rainer's film "A film about a woman who".

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