Lilith June 5, 2010 - Melati Suryodarmo - butterdance

Lilith Performance Studio's Catalogue Launch - featuring five performances on June 5th, 2010. http://www.lilithperformancestudio.com

Lilith Performance Studio launched its first Performance Catalogue, Lilith Performance Studio 2007-2009. Lilith celebrated this by showing performances by five artists; Tsuneko Taniuchi (JPN), Melati Suryodarmo (IDN), Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (PHL/DNK), Saralunden (SWE) och Tanya Mars (CAN).
http://www.lilithperformancestudio.com/5-juni.html

Melati Suryodarmo (b. in 1969 in Surakarta, Indonesia, lives and works in Braunschweig, Germany) performes EXERGIE- Butter dance, an older piece but shown for the first time at Lilith.
20 blocks of butter in a square on the black dance carpet. Suryodarmo enters the space, dressed in a black tight dress and red high heels. She steps on the pieces of butter. She starts to dance to the sound of indonesian shamanistic drums. She dances and falls, hitting the floor hard, rising, and continuously being on the verge of st