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"For the Toward" channels raw energy into athletic grace

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[VIDEO] "For the Toward" was selected as a Top 5 Jurors' Shortlist in the Time-based Category and was captured in this film by ArtPeers Erin Wilson and Seth Thompson.
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Filmed by ArtPeers Erin Wilson and Seth Thompson, this video captures a live rendition of "For The Toward" by Boomerang, at res345, a home featuring five ArtPrize 2015 entries curated by Amy Wilson at the Rumsey Street Project. Boomerang is Kora Radella, Matty Davis and Will Arbery.

This rare film footage captures in high resolution performances during the only weekend of the full performance with both dancers. 

"For the Toward" was selected as a Top 5 Jurors' Shortlist in the Time-based Category by Los Angeles-based Senior Programmer of Sundance Film Festival and curator of New Frontier at Sundance, Shari Frilot. 

In "For the Toward," the performer(s) strain against crushing weight. They coax, ride and hurl steel sculptures that are the immediate result of relentless labor. Raw energy channeled into athletic grace is absorbed by the performer(s) as they maneuver such weight. As they balance on shaky weight, they attempt to create a bearable environment in which to exhale and endeavor.


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