Event In Glass: Paul White & Kristina Chan
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Venue The Studio (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Spring Dance Festival 2010
First Date 7 September 2010
Opening Date 7 September 2010
Last Date 12 September 2010
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "Two dancers perform with each other and a series of virtual avatars projected onto mirrors. The mystery of reflection, and our relationship to it, has inspired as often as it has confounded the human imagination: from the myth of Narcissus to those, like Alice, who stepped through the polished surface to enter a world reversed. When we gaze into the mirror, do we merely stare at the mute image of our body? Two of Australia's finest contemporary dancers, Paul White and Kristina Chan, have united with acclaimed choreographer Narelle Benjamin, to discover what it is when reason is confounded."
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Multimedia
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Narelle Benjamin Choreographer
Huey Benjamin Composer
Tess Schofield Costume Designer
Karen Norris Lighting Designer
Kristina Chan Performer
Paul White Performer
Samuel James Visual Director
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Presented as part of the 2010 Spring Dance program at the Sydney Opera House.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House What's On Brochure, Aug/Sept 2010
Review Pauline Manley, Reflections on Self and Body, RealTime + onscreen, 100, Dec 2010, 28
Web Dance Massive website
Event Identifier 91808