STOP EMULATING A CADAVER w/ ABBY CRAIN & LAYTON LACHMAN at Dock 11

July 23rd-27th at Dock 11 - Berlin The good news is that we aren’t dead. The good news is that our humanness is comprised of primarily nonhuman specific components. The question then arises as to why movement studies is still obsessed with kinesiological compliance that is based primarily on human cadaver study. This week let's …

Swimming Pool – PREMIERE MAY 17-19TH 2018 at CounterPulse Theater in San Francisco

Swimming Pool is interplanetary time play. Swimming Pool is geologic mutuality. Swimming Pool is lasering between apocalypses and utopias. Swimming Pool is a star expanding and collapsing and then another star expanding and collapsing nearby. Swimming Pool is a really trashy ride. Created and performed by Abby Crain, Layton Lachman and Mara Poliak, with lighting design by Elizabeth Ardent, sculpture …

Residency at Aggregate Space Gallery Oakland

CRAIN/LACHMAN/POLIAK respond to work by Ven Voisey, curated by Jesse Hewit. //////////////////////////////////////// FRICTION / FUNCTION 3:  Sat. Jan 6th at 7pm @Aggregate Space Gallery $5-50 suggested donation (NOTAFLOF), with all proceeds going toward the proliferation of Aggregate Space Gallery programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/330632457410549/ FRICTION / FUNCTION is a multidisciplinary collaboration - between ASG and dance artist and …

Teaching at Fresh Festival 2018

Future dreaming body with Abby Crain Monday-Friday, January 8-12 1:30-3:30pm | Joe Goode Annex re wilding entropy tides vertigo mirages dream maps futurology ebb and flood delimitation disaster shifting baseline continuity discontinuity epiphany interruption erosion ignition re sanding memory  use of logical and dis-logical landscape and ecologically based evaluative, reductive and creative frameworks to activate the moving …