Video: Happy Dance, 2010

What is a historical body? To which transformations do changing ideals subject our bodies? To which extent can a body be self-determined? Who follows whom? Who quotes whom? What is a social system? Is it about identifications and orientation we draw from specific places? Which patterns and orders do we conform to? What is a standardized body? Are we continually exposed to a form of “hypnosis” and “hysteria”— an influence that, in the mode of a performance, enters our bodies, becoming visible in specific unintended expressions such as gestures?