only connect—Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s previous piece for Whim W’Him, Cylindrical Shadows (further developed this last spring for Pacific Northwest Ballet) was grave, elegiac. Set mostly to beautiful, classical music, it offered a mournful but ultimately serene coming-to-terms with unexpected sorrow. Her [...]

2017-02-07T02:21:04-08:00July 18th, 2012|

teasing – la langue de l’amour

La Langue de l'amour is a frothy, sassy, provocative little solo in the tradition of last year's hit Coquette. Choreographed last fall by Whim W'Him's Olivier Wevers, it premiered in November 2011 as part of a New Orleans Ballet Association [...]

2018-02-08T17:20:21-08:00January 4th, 2012|

inventing – Casey Curran

Casey Curran is a master of ingenuity, a prince of the imagination. His kinetic art takes the form of intricate sculptural mechanisms that resemble and fascinate like the marvels in a children’s fairy tale. For me, they recall the imagery [...]

2018-02-13T15:34:19-08:00June 19th, 2011|