Series #1 — The Sweater

The "Neoplastic Sweater" is a knitted costume realized for “Dark Night of the Body”, a dance theater work by Stefanie Adkock.

This project is part of a series of works called Neoplastic Knitting.

Featuring Adcock and a cast of four dancers, “Dark Night of the Body” is a live performance incorporating dance, spoken word and movement. Drawing from personal experiences, Adcock utilizes winter as a metaphor for dealing with terminal illness and its resulting isolation as one person attempts to explore the symbolic collision between life and art.

“Dark Night of the Body,” was premiered at SUNY Potsdam, New York, in the Black Box Theatre in Satterlee Hall on May 10, 2007