CLOSE PROXIMITY is a site specific visual installation / live solo dance performance about the human body under close scrutiny.
The moving body is set against a backdrop of bizarre mirrored worlds, an interconnecting web of red rope and textured layers of sound and video.
Under such close observation, the female human psyche is exposed and interrogated in front of an audience of onlookers.
The object: inanimate, beautiful, peculiar, wearable, symbolic.
The body: flesh, female, unique, desired, provoked, interrogated........on show.
The audience: voyeur, visitor intruder, observer, witness, participant.
Close Proximity (n). The state, quality, sense or fact of being near or next; closeness. (Dictionary.com)
Elise May is named as Queensland's " Most Outstanding Dancer " in the Dance Australia 2010 Dance Critic's Survey and is a dancer with Expressions Dance Company.