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Ok just so I have it here....
Use Susan Kozell's Body Project...skin of performer projected into space, spectators act with the projection, projection is projected to performer in remote location, who responds to their projections...an active infinite loop, like in the social world...whenever two people meet, no one knows what the other will do, that's why they are other...in this case, the other is self/performer and other/spectator...

For this, though, for sea monsters....something else....not doing an experiment with the technology, but something else....
There is an endless sea between them....they inhabit other worlds, even though they seem to be sharing the same space....he conjures her up from the depths, she comes wearing the skins of old lovers, and he doesn't recognize her as someone he doesn't know but has been missing for a very long time....likewise, she dreams about him in her depths, and when he conjures her, she shows, but she has control of her projection, and is only ever at the most half there....and when she is in her own space, her depths, she brings his dreaming body down to her to help her drown in him....

So they are always looking for the other and the self in this.  Obviously.  Hahaha.  It's all very obvious and simple.  Just like life!!!

So I want to use something like this in a more performance/theater oriented way...the idea of self inflecting and infecting the other, and being inf/l/ected (inflexion) (note to self: inflexion and inflection are the same, but I think it makes me sound clever)...

Also possibly using Paulo Henrique's Contract with the Skin, close ups of skin projected behind performers performing themselves (and so many others)....

But the idea here, the technique, technology...for the parts where they are onstage together but not together (on boat?  in hell?), it's a skype conversation...she's in other room and he is holding her on a computer....and v-v....sometimes she is projected on wall as a large face, and him too to her....and sometimes it's their whole bodies on projection...but life size, so the one missing the other can try to interact with the virtual body, and the bodies are life size...please note these need to be life size (just like in life!!!) and make sure that I want to say life size even one more time and I will not.

Oh my gosh I am so very very nervous these days and my stomach is in knots.

There is no sea in love.
You have to cross over to compassion and bring the c back...

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