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Off the Wall: Part 2—Seven Works by Trisha Brown

Sept 30–Oct 3, 2010

Skymap

Skymap was first heard at the Whitney in 1971 during Trisha Brown’s performance “Another Fearless Dance Concert”, which also featured the premiere of “Walking on the Walls,” the centerpiece of Off the Wall: Part 2—Seven Works by Trisha Brown, alongside several other works. Trisha Brown on her sound installation, Skymap: “I had performed on the walls, the floor, and at eye level. I knew that the ceiling was next, but I just couldn’t bring myself to enter into that kind of physical training with that kind of danger below. I sent words up there instead.”

Listen to Skymap

In the program for the evening Trisha provided the following instructions for her audience: Recommended position for audience is lying on the floor on back.