"Because We Must" (1989)

"Because We Must," 1989
Michael Clark, choreography
Videotape, color, sound, 53 minutes
Courtesy the Artist

"I really wanted to develop a story idea, and had written the whole story around the piece 'Because We Must' that was a theatre piece that Michael Clarke had done. So I'd written a story around it- a backstage story- about trying to solve a murder, in which the police are coming for the exits and having to answer questions..."

- Charles Atlas