Title: înn-á-hue (Globe Amaranth)

Music Collaborator: Yusa

Location: Bultman House, New Orleans, Louisianna, USA

Time: May 21st. Sun. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

înn-á-hue is a participatory ritual live art highlighting the "alternative" worldview that values the earth and female sexuality as sacred. The ritual opens a dialogue between Eastern and African impermanence philosophies and animism spirituality within the context of urban life. Symbolism is subject to reinvention and can be obscured by cultural biases and systemic control. The event returns and delivers a non-linear story about femininity, fertility, beauty, and love in intuitive sounds and movements post-colonization. Please join the celebration of water and the life cycle, and embrace the interconnectedness of all beings.

 

名稱:圓仔花

年代:2023

材質:特製器具、福壽螺蠟燭、現場搓湯圓、半即性表演與音樂

地點:美國紐奧良Bultman House

尺寸:45分鐘儀式表演、45分鐘民眾祈福現場活動

        台灣和古巴在國際政治、民族、與身份認同上存在蠻大程度的相似衝突。本作品邀請葛萊美獎獲獎人、古巴知名音樂家Yusa,一起創作參與式的儀式表演。圓仔花強調地球和女性的神性價值,提供一個“替代性”的世界觀。旨在資本主義的都市環境裡,開啟東方佛道無常的哲學觀與非洲泛靈信仰精神性的對話。象徵符號在主流文化偏見與系統性的社會控制下是可被再創與模糊的。這場活動使用聲音和肢體,回歸並傳達了一個後殖民時代關於女性、生殖力、美、和愛的非線性敘事。活動邀請民眾共同慶祝水的賜予和力量、強調生命週期循環不止,擁抱天地間所有存在的緊密關聯。其中音樂元素靈感來自台灣民謠一隻小鳥哮啾啾、搖籃曲、和非洲掌管美和富饒的女河神Ochun的頌歌。

 

Video documentation: Cfreedom Photography

Video Editor: 藝易藝創有限公司

Photo documentation: Annie Flanagan

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