2003 Repeat Myself Excerpt
Modeled after Arabic and Persian call and response prayers. Each line should begin just before the previous one has ended – no space between call and response. First performed at the Cincinnati Contemporary Dance Theatre in 2003 with F. Keith Wahle and Roesing Ape. Second performance in 2007 at the Skull Lab in Cincinnati Ohio with Lacey Lane Montgomery, Julie Roessler and Roesing Ape.
Call: I WILL REPEAT MYSELF UTTERLY AND INCONCEIVABLY
Response: YOU WILL REPEAT YOURSELF UTTERLY AND IRREVOCABLY
Call: I WILL BE UNCONSCIOUS OF MY ACTIONS AND MY ATTITUDES
Response: YOU WILL BE CONSCIENCE OF EMOTIONS AND BEHAVIOR
Call: I WILL BE A PUPPET OF THE CORPORATE EMOTIONAL MASTER
Response: YOU ARE CONFOUNDED BY YOUR PUPPET LIKE BEHAVIOR
Call: I AM A CIRCLE OF SQUARES OF COMMERCIALS
Response: YOU ARE A PRODUCT OF THE ADVERTISEMENT OF CIRCLES
Call: I AM A PRODUCT OF A COMMERCIAL OF MY MOTHER
Response: YOU ARE A PRODUCT OF THE MOTHER OF CIRCLES
Call: I WILL BE EATING THE PIECES OF MY MOMMA
Response: MOMMA HAS FORGOTTEN YOU ARE BOUND YOU ARE LOST
Call: I AM BOUND I AM LOST I AM FERTILIZER FOR FOG
Response: YOUR FOG IS YOUR CONTAINER FEEL ITS FIT AND ITS FUNCTION
Call: MY FIT AND MY FUNCTION ARE BASED UPON MY WIT AND MY WHIM
Response: YOUR WIT AND YOUR WHIM ARE BASED UPON YOUR LOOKS AND BEHAVIOR
Call: THERE ONCE WAS A MAN CONSCIENCE OF EMOTIONS AND BEHAVIOR
Watch the videos here (2007) and here (2003).
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