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Response: Lindsey Drury on Ishmael Houston-Jones, Dennis Cooper and Chris Cochrane’s THEM

 is a smelly, hairy, sweaty dance. Lit like a dank alleyway, danced in saggy tee shirts and scuffed hi-tops, the piece reeked of boy-stank. It had the kind of virility in it I also found as a child in the smell of my brother’s gym socks. The dancing chases itself, enduring its own repetitions in search of some kind of ending, or culmination, or resolution. The dancing uses up what force of will the performer has to give it, and it seems to promise nothing to them except the chance to scream at... [more]
Posted by Lindsey Ann Drury on 10/30/10
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