RITES, May 2012
       
     
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RITES, May 2012
       
     
RITES, May 2012

RITES was a collaboration between myself, dancer Garth Grimball, and musician Michael Libramento. We constructed a 10' tall, 60' long backdrop on the cement foundation of a demolished transmission repair shop in Asheville's River Arts District, along the bank of the French Broad River. Over the course of one month, I live-painted a monochromatic mural inspired by the coming Spring and reemergence of life. In this same spirit, Grimball choreographed a jazz fusion dance piece to a score Libramento composed and performed live with a ten-piece percussion ensemble.

This work was entirely crowd-funded and the performance was free and open to the public.

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