'Fact of the matter, poetically speaks to the interplay of collective and individual experience in navigating the world...'
Fact of the Matter, one of William Forsythe’s Choreographic Objects, poetically speaks to the interplay of collective and individual experience in navigating the world and its challenges and forms of thinking that can be activated through movement. The object is not so much there to be seen as to be used, and engaging with the object and the artist’s instructions gives the user a new perspective ofthe self as they become aware of their body’s mass, strength, and coordination as a unified system. These three qualities are not as unified as we would like them to be, and we invent strategies to pull through what might seem like an unnavigable space while learning from the strategies devised by other people using the object. Top: Instagram image: shahrearromeo1994. Middle: Photo Randhir Singh. Bottom: Instagram image: Tausif Zahin.
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