Presented by Arts House as part of Dance Massive
Tue 19 Mar – Sun 24 Mar
Tue – Sat, 7.45pm
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5 Blackwood Street,
There’s a site, where the physical and spiritual meet. Where the passing of lore between two coexisting worlds occurs. Boomerangs clap, possum skin drums thud, singing and chanting echo while feet rhythmically stomp. And then silence.
Conversation has been disconnected and commutes have ceased. The site is suspended; no longer activated.
Karul Projects invite you to experience the story of this site as a physical being in the world premiere of CO_EX_EN, a riveting new dance creation by Thomas E.S. Kelly. Using wit, humour and a choreographic style that is all his own, Kelly ignites a conversation about our past, present and future.
‘An energetic and engaging performance… sharp, fun and modern.’ Scenestr (for [MIS]CONCEIVE)
‘Entertaining and thought provoking.’ Dance Australia (for [MIS]CONCEIVE)
Choreographer: Thomas E.S. Kelly
Performers:Thomas E.S. Kelly, Taree Sansbury, Amalie Obitz, Neville Williams Boney, Nadia Martich
Composer: Alyx Dennison
Lighting Designer: Cheryn Frost
Dramaturg: Vicki Van Hout
Community Consultant: Ngajin Magpie, Amarlee Kelly
Supported by – CO_EX_EN is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body; Dirty Feet; and the City of Melbourne through Arts House. It was developed through CultureLAB.
Image by – Cheryn Frost