During the great depression there was a commune in the sand dunes in Oceano, California. The people there called themselves Dunites. Everyday the sand drifted over rooftops and digging one’s house out of the changing landscape was a daily chore. “Change as Flexibility Demands!” the people of the commune said. This practice in living seemed nearly to perform the very capitalistic precarity of the era (the American Great Depression.)
I live in a city that too made on sand and on constantly shifting economic norms.
What does it mean to always change, to be in a constant state of evolution and for invention to be the most valued kind of labor?
Landslip is a performance comprised of storytelling, shifting choreographies, moves that accumulate and repeat through bodies, as well as through collective games played with the audience/