on "dimensionality"

"Dimensionality is engendered by the performer's degree
of concentration. It is produced by an uncommonly close
proximity to the second, or (for lack of a better word) the
moment. The resultant experience is a sense that there
are "other" levels in the performance intriguingly just
out of reach." -
Keith Berger, Mime Artist

 


ARTIFACTS & DOCUMENTATIONS

 


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"Towards an Archeology of the Soul"
A Paratheatrical Workbook by Antero Alli & Friends
Vertical Pool, 2003. 272 pages; illustrated; paperback.

Towards an Archeology of the Soul outlines the principles, techniques and
underlying ethos of a comprehensive ritual technology for Self-initiation
developed by Antero Alli (since 1977). Drawing from physical theatre, dance
and Zazen meditation, this ritual without dogma looks to the body’s own vital
instincts to motivate movement, sound, and characterization. This workbook
can act as a practical guide to catalyze solo and group rituals and includes
articles by and interviews with noted ritualists and performers.

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THIS BOOK REVIEWED

 


"Angel Tech", "The Eight-Circuit Brain", "Vertical Oracle", "Astrologik"

 

 


PARATHEATRE VIDEO DOCUMENTS
PLUS OTHER ANTERO ALLI FILMS ON DVD




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These videos represent private group work ("dreambody/earthbody") and
public performance ("Orphans of Delirium" and "A Turbulence of Muses").
NOTE: "dreambody/earthbody" and "A Turbulence of Muses" have been
uploaded for free streaming;
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"The Invisible Forest" (2008) and "The Greater Circulation" (2005)
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These two narrative fiction features include a story of a paratheatre
troupe inspired by Antonin Artaud's magic theatre ("The Invisible Forest")
and a public paratheatre performance of poet Rainer Maria Rilke's
"Reqiuem For a Friend" ("The Greater Circulation").

 

OTHER ANTERO ALLI FILMS ON DVD
"Under a Shipwrecked Moon", "The Book of Jane", "Tragos"
"To Dream of Falling Upwards", "Flamingos" & much more

 

 


'SONGS-AS-VEHICLE' CD; MUSIC by SYLVI ALLI

 


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(2004-05) This recording represents the fruition of the
three-month "SONG AS VEHICLE" lab where ten participants
from different cultural ancestries worked on one song each
(chosen from their ancestral culture) to perform as solos,
duets, trios, quartets, quintets and choral cacophonies.

 


VESSEL (2010) Inspired by the Muses' Lab.

OTHER MUSIC CDS BY SYLVI ALLI
"Too Near the Ghosts", "A Hundred Birds ",
"The Book of Jane", and "Flamingos"

 


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