Dance, Music



COMPANY, UNC Institute for the Arts & Humanities: The Lowest Form of Poetry


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( Sat., Mar. 5, 2016 - Sun., Mar. 6, 2016 )

Kenan Rehearsal Hall, 125 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Program

Starting from the pioneering work of Merce Cunningham and John Cage, COMPANY (choreographer Justin Tornow) and MW duo (saxophonist Matthew McClure and composer/sound artist Lee Weisert) explore the space between clarity and abstraction in this new performance installation. Laser beams traverse the space in which dancers perform. By breaking the beams with their bodies, the dancers trigger samples from Cunningham’s text “Space, Time, and Dance.” Syllables, words, and phrases fuse and detach, and accumulation rather than linear narrative moves the work forward. Within this matrix of movement, light, and music, what leads and what follows, and how do we interpret our experience?

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Cost

Free

More information

(919) 364-0535
http://www.processseries.unc.edu/

Series

Process Series

Dates

  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 8:00 PM