Johnnie Cruise Mercer on the Premiere of The Decade from Hell…, His Long-In-Process Reflection on the Aughts

In an economy that’s always after the next new thing, Johnnie Cruise Mercer insists on continuity. His epic project, A Process Anthology: The Decade from Hell and the Decade that Followed Suite, began in 2017 with the first of what he terms “process memoirs,” evening-length dances that present the creative process and documentation of memory as the work itself.