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Late Night Library: Talking Bodies - Angela Goh

Where
Surry Hills Library
405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
When

Thursday 19 March from 8pm to 9pm

Building on last year’s Talking Bodies series, this year’s unique dance lecture performances focuses on the theme of "dancing monuments", tracing the diverse, uncanny and counter-culture narratives that make up the story of dance in Australia today.

Over 3 nights, join Sydney’s finest dance artists, The Fondue Set, Angela Goh and Latai Taumoepeau. Combining storytelling with performance, video and re-enactment, each artist presents a playlist of the great influences, practices and issues that have shaped their work.

From internet memes and ceremonial dance protocols to climate change, eisteddfods and feminist manifestos these influences are far reaching. The artists reveal how thoroughly dance is mixed up in the issues. Big, small, social and personal, these issues shape who we are and how we make sense of our world today.

This second event of the series features celebrated experimental Sydney-based dancer and choreographer Angela Goh. Working in theatres, galleries and telepathetic spaces, Angela’s performances consider the body in relationship to commodity, materiality, technology and feeling.

For Dancing Monuments, Angela reflects on the diverse source materials, phenomena and concerns that have inspired her work. She re-enacts pivotal and never-before seen scenes from her work, while speculating about dance and what it can do. Angela sees dance as a container with which to feel the world, as a bearer of knowledge, and as the point where everything starts and nothing ends.

Others in the series:

The Fondue Set, Thursday 5 March 2020

Latai Taumoepeau, Thursday 2 April 2020

Late Night Library: Talking Bodies Dancing Monuments is produced by the City of Sydney, presented with co-curators Rhiannon Newton and Katy Green Loughrey, and March Dance Festival.

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