Conceived in the aftermath of 9/11, Floodlines is a site-specific performance installation mapped onto the landscape of Austin, Texas. The performance unfolds over a three-mile stretch of land–on the streets, lawns, and sidewalks of Austin’s historic Hyde Park neighborhood. As the audience travels through the piece as a funeral cortege, and a soundtrack plays in each car, the performers–all costumed in white, appear en route, performing repetitive acts that range from the quotidian to the
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