WORK IN PROGRESS
WORKS IN PROGRESS
An opportunity for audiences to observe the early stage creative process of new work and share feedback with the artistic teams.
SO LONG COUNTRY
Speak Percussion, Thomas Meadowcroft & Kamrul Hussin With contrasting playing traditions and an eclectic collection of instruments, the musicians assemble their collective memory to make songs from an imaginary place in the future, formed by rising sea levels. Part satire, part fantasy, part farewell, So Long Country brings forth an imagined future and makes valuable comment on current globalised music-making practices. Featuring Australia’s own Speak Percussion, who are described by the New York Times as ‘virtuosic and adventurous’, this exciting collaboration also includes composer Thomas Meadowcroft and Malaysian master of traditional Kelantan instruments, Kamrul Hussin. UKARIA CULTURAL CENTRE THU 24 OCT 7.30pm DURATION 1 hr 15 mins FREE
IMAGE | Jeff Busby
Featuring dancemakers from Australia, Taiwan, Singapore & Hong Kong Facilitated by acclaimed choreographer Leigh Warren, a group of 11 highly experienced dancemakers from Australia, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong have undertaken a three-year residency process, spending a week together annually during OzAsia Festival and staying in contact year-round to learn about each other’s work and developing long term collaborative relations. For this final year of DanceLab, the artists will present a work in progress improvisation that demonstrates the areas of connection and experimentation the artists have explored together. Following the performance, they will share their thoughts on the long-term residency and explore what comes next. AC ARTS THEATRE FRI 25 OCT 7.30pm DURATION 1 hr 30 mins (inc. post show discussion) FREE See page 80 for partners and support
The 2019 edition of OzAsia Festival, Adelaide’s boundary-pushing contemporary international arts festival.