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The way you feed me… is an exploration on the absurd relationship between humans and animals and how we perceive and interact with them on a daily basis. A first and instinctive inspiration was taken by John Berger’s essay Why look at animals (1980) in which he describes the zoo as a place of pure illusion and where compounds become a stage-like area in which the animal’s survival is fully dependent on human interactions. What does being looked at mean, combined with a limited freedom for instinctive actions and what effect does all this have on the body?
'I was taken on a beautiful journey through the absurdities of life. This piece was touching and thought-provoking and has left me with a melancholic taste of playfulness and bravery.'
- Lila Tristram, Audience Member
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Standing out or standing alone? Balls are thrown, rolled and entwined between limbs to assert dominance over the space. Team up or be blackballed.
Instigate Unknown is an emerging dance company formed in 2014 by Cherilyn Albert. IU performance credits include: Southbank Centre, Emerge Festival, Arts Depot, Move It and Siobhan Davies Dance. They enjoy dissecting and amplifying themes which may appear mundane in everyday life. They often work closely with uncommon vocabulary, terms and definitions. This year they've delves deeper into BLACKBALL.
'Really enjoyed the style and control- great to see something so fresh and exciting’
- Pregnant Fish Theatre
Company Coordinator: Sokari-Sadè Tomlinson
Costume and Set Designer: Katherine Davies Herbst
Here the sacred and the earthly meet in movement and the divine feminine is not what you imagine.
Performed by Cypriot dancer Amanda Pefkou, Like Honey delves deep into female displacement and draws new roots from the ground to attach to. Here the sacred and the earthly meet in movement and the divine feminine is not what you imagine.
With a rich and physical movement language Namgauds explores the innate feminine and rights of passage to create a powerful and demanding dance.
'Raw and commanding.'
- Cath Carver, 2017
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Venue: at The Place