Program Note

Video directed, filmed, and edited by Jennifer Bewerse

Bloom is a piece for body percussion and speaking. It can be performed by one or two performers and was written for Maiani da Silva with her feminist performance practice in mind. Bloom links traditionally feminine ideas of a blossom or blooming to the taboo of menstruation, the body, and visceral growth. – Jennifer Bewerse

About Jennifer Bewerse

Jennifer Bewerse is an award-winning cellist and specialist in contemporary music. As a result, she has premiered over 100 works including Mischa Salkind-Pearl’s In the Morning Light Gathered at My…