Kate Mangiardi is a skater and visual artist who performed “School Figures” with the Ice Theatre of New York. In fall 2017 she asked me to record a reading of the poem “Absurd Figures” so she could experiment with a video setting. Here’s a peek:
And here is a second idea she is playing with from March 2018. Check out how long she stays on one foot.
Kate continues to experiment. Here’s a version below incorporating off-the-figure choreography that she will be performing in Oct at the 2018 Ice Theatre of New York Gala.