Lyric baby (2016)

by Jonathan Gonzalez

Performer: Chazz Bruce
Sound Design and Composition: Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste

Danspace Project. Platform: Lost & Found
curated by Ishmael Houston-Jones and Will Rawls
commissioned by Jerome Foundation

A theater as a womb, a solo performer as a newborn, a subwoofer as a trace, and a microphone as an umbilical cord. Lyric baby unfolds a referential memoryscape to question the passage of the lyric, or spirit, of who and what is lost when reckoning with the ongoing AIDS epidemic.