It is very quiet, performance, 2015
It is very quiet is a performance that puts silence – the unsaid – as a discursive and performative act in the center of attention. It proposes that the audience confront their silence as a form of speech, and directs attention to how this acts within the situation of the performance in relation to power, resistance, agreement and authorship.
I asked the writers Caroline Taracci and Frida Sandström to document the performance. They wrote in dialogue with, and alongside, the performance: