Escapes - Salon Screening of new video by Lynn Book

26 Mar 2013

Shawn Decker and Lynn Book performing "The Phaedra Escapes" at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago.

On Tuesday, March 26th from 5:00-6:30pm, at the Scales Fine Arts Center, Art 102, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem NC, my collaborator Lynn Book will screen her new "video book": Book 1. of 3 volume seiries' - UnReading for Future Bodies. This project is a video version based loosely on a series of performance works, The Phaedra Escapes, Lynn and I worked on last year (and continue to work on), based around music excerpted from those performances.


Escapes is based on the ‘Phaedra’ figure across centuries of time and narrative. Concept, artistic direction, text, images, Lynn Book. Audio based on live performances of "The Phaedra Escapes', a concert project with Shawn Decker. Edited by Brenton Richardson. Introduction by Wanda Balzano, Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Wake Forest.