twenty-six inspirations and references by Emily Klass

Goshka Macuga

Goshka Macuga

Beth Gill New work for the Desert

Beth Gill New work for the Desert

Queen / lighting

Queen / lighting

Signe Pierce

Signe Pierce

Egyptian head rest

Egyptian head rest

Junk lady  Labyrinth

Junk lady Labyrinth

Meditation music
Mass MOCA Laurie Anderson sound table

A safe space, a place of ones own, Turtling all the way down, Forttown

Scrim fabric walls on hiking poles, or tent poles create an outer “wall.” Perhaps these are painted on or woven paintings to form the “landscape” Inside this parameter are palms under-lit with pink-blue theatrical lights in can or clip light casing. Perhaps there are grow lights above as well to help the plant grow for the duration of the show. Are there rocks, logs, benches, camping chairs? a cookstove? a water jug? Is this camping or safe space for my home?

Inside of the set is a safer place, the heart, the hearth. Is it a bivey sack?
Is it for
-meditation
-relaxation
-retreat
-respite
-living
-sleeping
… ???

There is a head rest that transmits sound when you put your head on it. Water and crystals for purification. Balls to lie on for sore muscles. A soft and colorful fluffy sheepskin rug. A scented eye mask. A woven blanket or moncler like sleeping bag.

All folds together to be part of a back pack.

Steps:

Headrest that transmits sound. Could be wall mounted