Choreography for the Running Male – Egle Budvytyte

Sunday 4th June, Hackney

Our Rating:

St Leonard’s Church, intersecting Shoreditch and Hackney, appears to be an awkward island of Georgian England in a sea of proto-gentrification. Round the back, however, is another story. Here the chic shops peter out, the grimy buildings give way to red-brick grandeur. The church garden blooms. Continue reading “Choreography for the Running Male – Egle Budvytyte”

Crash, Boom, Hisssssss. Legend of the Liquid Sword – Zadie Xa

Thursday 1st June, the Strand

Our Rating:

On a sweltering summer’s afternoon, Somerset House hosted the premiere of Canadian visual artist Zadie Xa’s fantastical new piece. Crash, Boom, Hisssssss. Legend of the Liquid Sword is an immersive piece of visual and oral storytelling. In this fascinating production Xa delves into the problem of cultural identities facing the Asian diaspora community. Continue reading “Crash, Boom, Hisssssss. Legend of the Liquid Sword – Zadie Xa”

Shapes of States – Stina Nyberg

Monday 29th May, Notting Hill

Our Rating:

Shapes of States is the newest work by choreographer Stina Nyberg. A series of dance movements take inspiration from theories of movement, bodily language and public health of the early 20th century and beyond. Through these, Nyberg examines our historical, political and social relationships with the human body. Continue reading “Shapes of States – Stina Nyberg”