A collaboration between Mary Franck and Finley Coyl.
Permutae examines the impact of a shifting technological-biological horizon on both the individual and the larger social body, and how it allows us to change our bodies as it also works to control and classify our bodies. The performance paints a fantasy of what we want our bodies to be, balanced with our physical realities, limitations and the stresses imposed by an increasingly commodified cultural sphere.
'Permutae' was a 24 min. piece staged in an evening of two complimentary performances, along with Tessa Wills' 'Reception,'
on August 12 & 13, 2011 at CounterPULSE - 1310 Mission St. @ 9th in San Francisco.