Alpha has many meanings: a test version of a computer program, the leader of the herd, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, in the numeric system it stands for the number 1. Alpha signifies the beginning, often referring to something “first”, “only”, “prior”.
In the performance alpha is an entity confronted with the group which stands as its background. It is the beginning, the leader, the first - strong, weak, aggressive, complicated, ambiguous, undefined, often ununderstandable.
January 17th, 2009
Stary Browar, Studio Słodownia +3, Poznań, Poland