Entanglements of Two: A Series of Duets (Book)
Edited collection presenting an investigation of the entanglement of form and practice seen through the lens of the smallest multiple unit of collaboration: the pair. It focuses on a ten-year period in the work of Karen Christopher, alongside wider reflections on the duet as a concept in artistic and social life. 9 b/w illus. 19 col. illus.
Mary Paterson is an independent writer, researcher and curator. With Intellect she previously published Joshua Sofaer: Performance | Objects | Participation (2020), co-edited with Roberta Mock.
Karen Christopher is a collaborative performance maker, performer, and teacher. Her company, Haranczak/ Navarre Performance Projects, has been engaged in creating a series of duet performances. Karen was a member of the influential Chicago-based Goat Island performance group for 20 years.
Haranczak/Navarre Performance Projects
Duet collaborations, 2010-21
Introductory fragment #1: the two of you
Between Two Somethings
J. R. Carpenter
Karen Christopher & Mary Paterson
Resonance of Two
Six Practices of Learning Together in Havruta
Introductory fragment #2: heart and lungs
Consider This (Control Signal)
Staying with the tremble
What never stops?
Invisible partners remain themselves inside
The Promise of More to Come (So Below)
On creating a climate of attention: the composition of our work
Karen Christopher & Sophie Grodin
Not so much balanced as balancing (miles & miles)
The collaborative artistic working process of Control Signal:
A drama-linguistic exploration of the shifting of roles
Introductory fragment #3: tangled
Imagining Seven Falls
Introductory fragment #4: a lot of rope
Always On Uneven Ground
A Physics Duet
Conclusion: I have been thinking of you this whole time
Diffractions: record of a passage