Fri 25 Oct to Sat 26 Oct
£15 (£12 concessions)
This event is part of Autumn 2013
“I am the house and the house is me. I dance the history of the house and the house reveals my history.”
Māori dance artist Victoria Hunt explores the cultural and physical journey of Hinemihi, a traditional Māori meeting house that withstood a cataclysmic volcanic eruption, then was brought to Clandon Parkin Surrey. Hinemihi’s story is interwoven with Hunt’s own journey of finding her family, reconnecting with her culture and learning from land, ancestors and peers.
Copper Promises is a lament, a pilgrimage, and a protest for ancestral treasures - Taonga.
"A stunning production…It is as if she is channelling the spirits of her ancestors and the very land they come from” Sydney Morning Herald
There will be a post show discussion with the company on Fri 25 Oct
Copper Promisses is presented as part of Origins - Festival of First Nations presented by Border Crossings, The Place & the Indigeneity project at Royal Holloway, University of London
This festival brings to London some of the world’s foremost indigenous musicians, dancers and choreographers, theatre-makers, visual artists, film-makers and cooks, to exhibit and explain, to perform and inform, to debate and celebrate.
Times: Fri 25 & Sat 26 Oct, 8pm
Duration: 60 mins
Venue: at The Place