Greyness and Infinity

Greyness and Infinity uses observation of microbial processes to produce a blueprint for relations between eight performers, infinite microbes and the audience. It embraces groupness, toward a radically new whole that is contingent upon the sum of its parts, but made better by their willingness to be together. The work is a self-organising, long-form choreography with a focus on true cooperation that challenges the notion of the rational self interested individual. Greyness and Infinity invites audiences to peer into vessels of microbial growth, and participate in a dialogue with the environment both through mediated conversation with the performers, and a relaxed gaze over the unfolding dancing actions.

Ivey Wawn in collaboration with Angela Goh, Lucien Alperstein , Mark Mailler, Megan Payne, Patricia Wood, Paul Walker, and Shota Matsumura

Dramaturg: Lizzie Thomson

Presented at Underbelly Arts Festival and Lab, September – October 2017

Greyness and Infinity is supported by Underbelly Arts, Bundanon Trust, ReadyMade Works and AusDance NSW.

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image: Tim Da-Rin
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image: Tim Da-Rin

 

Images from early-stage research at Bundanon, through Underbelly Arts (December 2016)

image by Lucien Alperstein for Underbelly Arts

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image by Lucien Alperstein for Underbelly Arts
image by Lucien Alperstein for Underbelly Arts

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image by Lucien Alperstein for Underbelly Arts
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image by Ivey Wawn
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Image by Ivey Wawn

Development (May) at Readymade Works, supported by AusDance NSW DAIR 2017

Development (September) ReadyMade Works Moving Ideas Residency 2017

Development and Presentation (September-October) Underbelly Arts Festival and Lab 2017