Morag Wightman «Gravity – a Love Story» 2002.
Gravity - a Love Story embeds video recordings from Morag Wightman's microgravity project Falling without Fear in a production under the forces of gravity, performed by the company Craos Mor of whom she is Artistic Director.
The work is an interdisciplinary performance comprising dance, suspension, video projection and music and was commissioned by the Arts Catalyst for the programme of 'Artists and Cosmonauts' events held at the Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells London, on 1st March 2002.
Falling without Fear: In October 2001 Morag Wightman partook in the parabolic flight of an IL-76 MDK aircraft departing from the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Russia's Star City. The flight was organised by Arts Catalyst and Project Atol Flight Operations, Slovenia, for purposes of 'microgravity interdisciplinary research' (M.I.R).
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