DD Dorvillier, who has been making dances in New York City since 1989, has created two projects in one as part of Danspace Projects PLATFORM 2014: Diary of an Image. The first is a new solo by the same name.
A few weeks ago, I sat in on two of Neil Greenbergs rehearsals for This, his new dance premiering at New York Live Arts in early December. The first rehearsal was in Live Artss Jerome Robbins studio, the second was at the Actors Fund Arts Center.
A man dressed in gray slinks down a staircase while a grade-school kid on a field trip reverently tiptoes by. Two guards engage in a frank conversation about their work lives as they watch from the floor above.
California sculpture artist Robert Irwin popularized the term site-specific in the 1970s. He devised an entire spectrum onto which works of conditional art could fall. Site-specific was only one of four kinds of art on the spectrum.