Trisha Brown’s Effortless Flow

The legendary dancer and choreographer Trisha Brown was 73 when she made this beautiful leap (here, in slow motion) which to embodies her unique dance style she once wryly described as the line of least resistance. The path of least resistance is, in fact, the way water flows. There is no resistance in Trisha Brown’s leap; it is like water.


These foot prints Brown made on paper in a series of lithographs called Compass echo that feeling of fluidity: supple, pliable, resilient, variable…

Trisha Brown /


Trisha Brown /

In her prints and video, Brown is relaxed, full of vitality, open, effortless, expressive, fluid, serene.

Like water.


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