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Being Transparent | Body on Glass Imprints


Performer: Zihan Xiao

Location: My home, Ames, IA, USA

Course: DSN S 546 Performing Architecture

Professor: Mitchell Squire

January 2020

    Have you ever seen yourself in pain? Do you know how your body reacts to the pain? This performance is the self-realization of how I am struggling while in pain and reveals the instrumentality of the body to own its impressions. The glass captures the painful moment of myself and the distortions show the painful moments are taken into the involvement of my body. An uncontrolled myself is exposed and the deeply inside pain is expressed. 


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