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Artistic Direction, Choreography : Daina Ashbee 

Interpreted by : Imara Bosco


Rehearsal director : Gabriel Nieto

Scenography : Daina Ashbee

World Premiere : New York Live Arts - May 18 & 19 2023, New York City

Photo : Hello, Buffalo by Maria Baranova of Imara Bosco 2023

The creation of Hello, Buffalo was supported in part by New York Live Arts’ Live Ideas 2023: Planet Justice


Avant-premiere, April 1st 2023, Gabriola, BC.

World-premiere, May 18th & 19th 2023, New York City, New York

Canadian premiere, September 30th & October 1st 2023, Kitchener, Ontario

A hollow swimming pool hall

diving boards,

many lengths. 



Shallow waters.


Belly flops. 



Full body, full body Water.

Walk on Water.

A sinking Island.



Words of devotion.

Worship the land



Agua de luz in a swimming pool hall.

Many diving boards, different lengths.

A belly flop.

hollow pools, dry lands, thirsty landscape.


bodily glow.

Whisper prayers of devotion. 

Hot feet burning on dry lands. 

Worshiping the burning sun.

Sinking in, drowning above, the melted concrete


pads of islands off of rough lands.

Tumbling into water. 

sinking with


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Daina Ashbee - All rights reserved.
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