TALK DANCE host Justin Jones speaks with Ralph Lemon about his work How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?
00:50 / Multiple meanings of perception and experience in the title
06:10 / Where does reality and memory fit into the piece?
06:50 / “Truth becomes fiction becomes truth becomes fiction…”: Blurring of art and life
09:49 / Divisions and structure—or lack thereof—in How Can You Stay…?
11:35 / Questioning the idea of performance
12:45 / Investigation of secrets in the collaborative process
15:00 / “What you just experienced is not really there, it’s gone”: Indeterminacy and the ephemeral
17:00 / Origin for the choreographic material
18:03 / In control/out of control
19:55 / Audience reaction/presence
24:00 / Ralph Lemon’s multimedia work
28:09 / Impermanence and structure of media in How Can You Stay…?
32:45 / Collaboration with Walter and Edna