circus tent, two tight-wires, canvas, carnival bulbs, fiberglass, steel, pipe, carnival lighting, german wheel, video, papier-mâché masks, bungee cords
Temporary autonomous zones (TAZ) describes the socio-political tactic of creating temporary spaces that elude formal structures of control and have been known to spark change throughout the world. The circus is a TAZ that operates using community, connection and inspiration.
“Damn everything but the circus! ...damn everything that is grim, dull, motionless, unrisking, inward turning, damn everything that won't get into the circle, that won't enjoy. That won't throw it's heart into the tension, surprise, fear and delight of the circus, the round world, the full existence...”