Floyd on the Floor
Floyd on the Floor, Nipper
??ôs first live performance, examines the movement of a hurricane in relation to technology and human emotion. Working with an enormous striped parachute, eight contemporary dancers will lay down the hurricane??ôs pattern in movements determined by a square dance caller.
Working with basic movement principles in a variety of mediums, Nipper
is principally known for her work in photography, which explores time, space, and shape in relation to the impending future of technology-based relationships. As author Gloria Sutton writes in Vitamin PH, ???Core to [Nipper
??ôs] projects is the formulation of a hypothesis about a structure or system of meaning. Using the studio as a lab, she often works with professional dancers to stage a series of exercises bearing on the system in question.???