I don't think Lassry is all that interested in dance. I think he was creating a living sculpture. Perhaps there was a deliberate attempt to mirror the flatness of the photos with a "flat" performance. But why waste 10 world-class dancers on such a task?
Awarded the Golden Lion at last year's Venice Biennale, The Clock is a 24-hour, single-channel montage constructed from thousands of moments of cinema and television history depicting the passage of time.