Let's Dance celebrates dance in all its facets, forms & styles. It's an opportunity for audiences to witness short works by dance makers committed to the exploration of experimental choreography in an intimate gallery environment, through both live performances and video works.
Let's Dance is curated by Martin del Amo.
from beyoncé by Thomas Bradley is a compositional study of Crazy in Love which becomes a recurrent deconstructing and reimagining of popular choreography. With piano accompaniment by Neale Whittaker.
Performance Set by Angela Goh will be a performance that acts in a similar way to a dj set - playing, mixing and performing a set of tracks, dances, practices, maybe some texts, some by the artist, many by others, a bit with the laptop, a bit with the body.
In Red Wave / Peau Kula, Latai Taumoepeau physically examines the force of tsunamis, tidal waves and seismic sea waves currently experienced more frequently by coastal communities and island nations.
Sue Healey’s video installation Garden Party Remix features previously unseen scenes of dancers in landscapes, from various films by Sue Healey and Judd Overton, 2010-17. Music by Ben Walsh.
The Shearing Duet by Sarah-Jane Norman explores interspecies choreography between a farmer and a sheep. It is drawn from a 1-hour video experimentation utilising 1950’s instructional videos produced for shearers by the wool industry,
In a short extract from the Ex Nilalang video series in collaboration with Justin Shoulder and Tristan Jalleh, Bhenji Ra performs Dancing Kablakan – rituals of the feminine self.
Performances: Friday 10 & Saturday 11 March, 8pm. Tickets below.
Photo: Heidrun Lohr, Martin del Amo, A Severe Insult to the Body (detail) 2003.