Event Ribbons Of Steel: The Battery
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Venue BHP Steelworks, Mayfield North, NSW
Umbrella Event Ribbons Of Steel
First Date 26 August 1999
Opening Date 26 August 1999
Last Date 1 September 1999
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Ribbons Of Steel was a series of large scale, visually spectacular performances commemorating and celebrating the 84 years of BHP steelmaking in Newcastle, marking the day of closure. The Battery was presented by Body Weather and was produced in conjunction with BHP workers at the coke ovens. It is about the way in which repeated activity in the work environment impacts upon the body and its movement.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Butoh
Name Function Notes
Tess de Quincey Choreographer
Narelle Hurley Dancer
Phillip Mills Dancer
Esther Mugambi Dancer
Lizzie Thomson Dancer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 64674