The Villages sets the conditions for an intimate encounter. It’s a request, an experiment, a proposal. It highlights the connection that is created in subversive and explicit power dynamics and the physical actions that accompany them. The piece offers an alternative intimacy that can be experienced in and through a specific frame. The Villages explores what happens when BDSM practices are carried out in a public performative setting; when we deal with our bodies as they are in the present.
About Lori Baldwin
Lori Baldwin is a performance artist, actress, writer, and cultural organizer. She creates havoc and play by facilitating inclusive party spaces and performance events. She is originally from the USA, and currently lives and works in between Budapest and Berlin. She has been making original performance work both in collectives and individually since 2009. Her current performance work explores themes of intimacy, desire, futuristic imaginings and endings.
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