TOWARD A NEW PLASTICITY

(2019-2020) Elite athletes perform mini-rituals when they play. They might bounce the ball three times before each serve and in those few seconds they regain ground, restore energy and can perform at peak levels again. If there is any deviation it doesn’t work. This video toys with that fabricated, self-soothing, ritual energy. With the world seemingly crumbling around us, it seems essential to create spaces that allow us to reorganize our bodies and brains for resiliency, groundedness, and persistence in these troubled times.