Spill Writing

Spill Geist: Echoes of Walking the Dawn


by Anna Mortimer

 

In Walking the Dawn it is through the gaps and moments of uncertainty, through the porous holes, the uncertainties and the unplanned that the messages slip through. It is these signs that ‘keep us running’, keep us watching, keep us engaged.

Fallwindraindriftleavescolddrenchhandsfeetskinhoovesribfemurscapulavertebrahead

pearlpoolstickhoneyhair

soundbellaccordionbushornteethwhispershoutword

carrylabelstringorangepen

backwardsring

scrawlpaneclingblackgreywhitedress

clip clop

clip    clop           c lip        c    lop

c

l         i

p

Horse

 

In these fragile moments of the in-between, in the frailty of the body where the action seems to slide and there is the tentative reach of intuition, here the performance comes to life.