INK - PREMIERE at CURVE THEATRE
Oct
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

INK - PREMIERE at CURVE THEATRE

Premiere of the full feature show 'Ink' at Curve Theatre for Inside Out Festival of new work.

Mixing break and contemporary dance, Ink is about the struggle between the desires of state and citizen, embodied in the movement and aesthetic of Chinese calligraphy. Drawing inspiration from the imagery of cinematographer Zhang Yimou (‘Hero’, ‘House of Flying Daggers’) and the social commentary of contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei, we follow a writer who walks a fine line between art and dissidence.

When "maintaining cultural values" is the difference between freedom, imprisonment, exile or worse, a writer's life hangs on his words. Bodies will fly and ink will run in this stunning dance showcase.

Gorgeous muscular movement with beautiful costuming” Jonzi D, Breakin’ Convention

Go to Curve Theatre website.

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INK - CHINA CHANGING at SOUTHBANK CENTRE
Oct
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

INK - CHINA CHANGING at SOUTHBANK CENTRE

Showcase performance of 'Ink', double bill with Julia Cheng

Mixing break and contemporary dance, Ink is about the struggle between the desires of state and citizen, embodied in the movement and aesthetic of Chinese calligraphy. Drawing inspiration from the imagery of cinematographer Zhang Yimou (‘Hero’, ‘House of Flying Daggers’) and the social commentary of contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei, we follow a writer who walks a fine line between art and dissidence.

When "maintaining cultural values" is the difference between freedom, imprisonment, exile or worse, a writer's life hangs on his words. Bodies will fly and ink will run in this stunning dance showcase.

Gorgeous muscular movement with beautiful costuming” Jonzi D, Breakin’ Convention

Go to Southbank website.

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