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Performance, Theater, Dance, Film
2017
Dance, Music, Performance
2017
Activation and Interactive Sculpture
2015
Performance, Theater, Dance
2016
Sculpture
2016
Theater, Dance, Performance
2014
Dance, Performance
2013
Dance, Performance
2012

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  • An abstract cow created from sculpted wire and found farm objects that activates when it is milked. This piece asks: can we immerse ourselves in an artistic event, realistic in nature or not, to the point that we forget that it "isn't real"? What do we gain from participating in experiences that are simulations of living and also moments of living themselves? Does one's brain and body react in the same way when milking a live cow in a barn as it does when milking a "cow" made from wire and calf…
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Lewis/Clark
    Lewis/Clark is a performance piece featuring Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger that combines the historical characters of Meriwhether Lewis and William Clark with scientific transcripts including the Apollo 11 moon landing and Dr. Syndey Cohen's 1956 interview with a woman on LSD. Through narrative, abstraction, movement, song, and distortion it examines exploration in its many forms, represenation of the female form on stage, and the power of friendship. Created and performed by Emily Micha…
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Anatomy
    A collection of sculpture created from formed wire and monofilament, ANATOMY abstracts the shape of bones and explores the skeleton as the elements of ourselves that are hidden from the naked eye but inform the way we live. This series incorporates industrial materials with the commonly considered feminine and domestic practice of crocheting.  
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Animus
    Inspired by Ingmar Bergman's 1966 psychological thriller Persona, ANIMUS uses performance, multimedia projection, and a live video feed captured onstage to explore the merging identities of two modern women, one who speaks and one who doesn't, who compare hands and "get all mixed up in one another." Created/performed by Emily Michaels King, Debra Berger, and Amber Johnson.      
  • Created and performed in collaboration with Nick LeMere, Two Bodies, One Heart explores the deep love and connection between two non-romantic friends. Neutral trench coats open to reveal bleeding hearts and organs depicted as a cascade of red flowers.
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Lewis/Clark
    Lewis/Clark is a performance piece featuring Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger that is based on the historical characters of Meriwhether Lewis and William Clark. Through narrative, abstraction, movement, song, and distortion it examines exploration in its many forms, represenation of the female form on stage, and the power of friendship. Created and performed by Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger with collaboration from Tyler Mills, Tyler Michaels King, and Derek Trost.  
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Animus
    Inspired by Ingmar Bergman's 1966 psychological thriller Persona, ANIMUS uses performance, multimedia projection, and a live video feed captured onstage to explore the merging identities of two modern women, one who speaks and one who doesn't, who compare hands and "get all mixed up in one another." Created/performed by Emily Michaels King, Debra Berger, and Amber Johnson.      
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Lewis/Clark
    Lewis/Clark is a performance piece featuring Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger that is based on the historical characters of Meriwhether Lewis and William Clark. Through narrative, abstraction, movement, song, and distortion it examines exploration in its many forms, represenation of the female form on stage, and the power of friendship. Created and performed by Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger with collaboration from Tyler Mills, Tyler Michaels King, and Derek Trost.  
  • Created and performed in collaboration with Nick LeMere, Two Bodies, One Heart explores the deep love and connection between two non-romantic friends. Neutral trench coats open to reveal bleeding hearts and organs depicted as a cascade of red flowers.
  • Emily Michaels King updated the Artwork Animus
    Inspired by Ingmar Bergman's 1966 psychological thriller Persona, ANIMUS uses performance, multimedia projection, and a live video feed captured onstage to explore the merging identities of two modern women, one who speaks and one who doesn't, who compare hands and "get all mixed up in one another." Created/performed by Emily Michaels King, Debra Berger, and Amber Johnson.