Moving into the Magic Circle



What is the threshold for an audience to step in and/or out of the interaction in performative interactions in public space?

Imagine, one day you’re walking in the woods and see a branch sticking out of a tree. On it a sign that says: if you’re in for an adventure, pull me. Of course you’re in for an adventure, adventure is your middle name, but you hesitate. What if somebody spots you? You did see other people in the woods and you might look ridiculous if something weird happens. But your curiosity wins. You look around to see if nobody’s watching and when you see all’s clear, you pull. All of a sudden the ground under your feet changes. It seems to blur. You step aside, but now the earth starts to shake. Lees verder