15 Apr ‘14

Island by James Batchelor and collaborators

published on 15 April 2014

Island is a new contemporary dance performance and installation by James Batchelor and collaborators.

 

 

Island is a multisensory experience, combining dance with interactive architectural design and live sound composition.

Island is a utopian experiment, an abandonment of the myth that is human progress and a rejection of the language that veils our perception of space. Movement, sound and structure will form new ways of describing the chaos of our world.

Direction and Concept – James Batchelor
Architect and Design – Ella Leoncio
Sound Design – Morgan Hickinbotham
Performers – James Batchelor, Bicky Lee, Amber McCartney

This project is supported by the ACT government through Arts ACT, the Canberra Theatre Centre and Dancehouse through the Housemate Performance Residency.

Dancehouse is assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding advisory body, and is supported by the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria, Department of Premier and Cabinet and by the City of Yarra through the use of the Dancehouse facility.

At the Courtyard Studio of the Canberra Theatre Centre. Free but bookings essential here.

 

Island is an Ausdance ACT auspice project.

 

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