This piece was performed for the CLUTCH II Recital Series on November 12, 2019 at the Butler School of Music in Austin, TX.
Camera shutter – stutter, flash, click-ck and s-snap. A cinematographic technique in which a single frame shows repeatedly, producing a static shot that resembles a still photograph. “freeze-frame, or: the beauty myth” is inspired by feminist literature, instagram clout-seekers, and social media algorithms. “The power of our unexpressed and unrecognized feeling” – A.L.
The work is scored for 6 instrumentalists (2 Mallet Percussion (vibes, marimba), String Trio (violin, viola, cello), and Bass Clarinet) and a photographer/dancer duo.
freeze-frame, or: the beauty myth
for mixed ensemble and photoshoot