Heavy rain. Train from Newark to Manhattan. A bunch of beautiful teenagers and Rangers fans. NY is allready HERE. Heavy, Heavy rain on Manhattan. Arrives early evening and walks to my hotel in The Village. I am wet to the bone. Receptionist tells me I have a piece of black plastic on my face. POSH.
Sunday 4: Manhattan
Checking out books in Barnes and Nobles and buying stuff at Macy’s. Buy three books about citydevelopment but are very interested in The Roosevelts – an intimate story.
Performance at 3: The TEAM “Roosevelvis”. A roadtrip – Mount Rushmore – Graceland. Evening: Meeting with Yohann Floch & FACE netværk. For now Gail, Kikki and me. Dinnershow: Seven Fingers (CAN) at Paramount Hotel Diamond Horseshoe.
Monday 5: Manhattan
Meeting HEAR. Chrissie and Lotta joins the group. World Trade Center Memorial. We just see it from the outside. Gibney Dance’s coreographic Center. Evening: Bindelstiff – open stage at Dixon Place.
Seminar at Martin E Segal Center NYU
Tele pressing theatre = how to help victims of disasters.
1 = US soldiers. 2 = US artists.
Workshop: An American working with art and social commitment tells us on the very day of the Charlie Hebdo Killings in Paris that her daughter had gone through many struggles to upload a website from a Mcdonnalds in Paris.
INCOMING! ROYAL OSIRIS KARAOKE ENSEMBLE
The Art of Luv (Part 1)
Friday 9 LA MAMAS seeing GREAT work in progress. Elliot Rodger. School shooter. He thinks he is perfect and yet noone loves him. He is the consequense of healing society – DU MUSS DEIN LEBEN ÄNDERN – THE PERFECT MAN. Noone loves him. He isolates himself and kills the beautiful people in the other world that is not his.
Seeing Nicolas Lancret at MET. THE BLIND DATE PROJECT – Coil Festival by Australian RIDE ON THEATRE. 300 years in
between. Not much is changed. Guy (40 yo) in the performance has been living with his father all his life.
ISPA, January 14th, Timescenter
Marianne Klint and I helping Kristjan Ingimarsson and Jesper Pedersen Pitching AIRPORT at ISPA. It is done. SUCCES.
Slip of the tounge: “It is a multi-chamber media performance”