ABSENTIA DEMENTIA


Dixon Place, New York City, 2008.


 
Writer/Director: Dan Fishback; Cast: Dan Fishback, Max Steele, John Russell, Matt Katz, Andrew Hoepfner, Nan Turner, Dave End, Phoebe Kreutz, Angela Carlucci, Tina Harris; Stage Manager: Aaron Burns.
 
Absentia Dementia explores gay sexual culture through the eyes of gay men who abstain from it.  With live performers interacting with an absent Fishback via video projections, the piece playfully examines notions of presence, absence, intimacy and disease with a dark, cutting sense of humor.

   photo: Dan Fishback