• Erin Bomboy

IMPRESSIONS: Gabrielle Lamb/Pigeonwing Dance’s “Plexus: a work in knots” at John Jay College

Updated: Mar 18, 2020

Although plexus derives from the Latin word for braid, what it really looks like is a lacy web. These branching networks of nerves and vessels are located in and throughout the body. Modern-dance pioneer Isadora Duncan directed our attention to the power of the solar plexus, but they reside near the spine and heart as well.

Plexus gives its name to Gabrielle Lamb/Pigeonwing Dance’s latest — a world premiere for seven dancers at John Jay College’s Gerald W. Lynch Theater as part of the CUNY Dance Initiative. Although the 55-minute piece, fully titled Plexus: a work in knots, takes its inspiration from these bodily structures, it registers more as a meditation on . . .

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Photo by Thomas Wilson

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