Lucinda Childs

  • Notes on Batya Zamir

    BATYA ZAMIR STRUCTURES TO THE finest detail everything that goes into her work with the exception of the end product, the dance itself. For her, “Dance is a nonobject art . . . its fluidity in time, its transitoriness, its thereness in terms of the moment is very appealing to me because it seems to exemplify the ultimate in terms of change.” What one might see during a single performance is an outgrowth as well as an exploration of the particular material she is involved in working with at any given time. Nothing is preset or fixed; the statements within the work have developed as a result of