Fest En Fest: Memory Lab

Fest En Fest: Memory Lab

5th February 2020

Memory Lab - a participatory performance in darkness by choreographer Rani Nair.

A work that revolves around memories and dance. It explores how memories can live on and be embodied with the help of the audience. Participatory choreographies that shift our conceptions of canon and traditions, while at the same time, through the physical and immediate participation of the body, we experience a unique closeness to memories - both our own and others. It's also a continuation of her inheritance of the dance Dixit Dominus by Kurt Jooss and Lilavati. Join Rani post show for a short chat about this piece and her current work.

Rani Nair (SE/IN) work as a dancer and choreographer with a special interest in decolonial practices and postcolonial aesthetics. Her choreographies have been programmed at the Centre National de la Dance Paris, ImpulsTanz Vienna, Spielart festival Munich, Ignite! Festival of contemporary dance Delhi, Singapore International Festival of Arts, Gothenburg Dance- and Theatre festival and at the Swedish biennial for performing arts.

Memory Lab is part of Fest en Fest, a new festival of expanded choreography supported by Arts Council England, the Nordic Culture Fund, The Embassy of Sweden London and part of the Vision Mixers Producer Programme run by Cambridge Junction. Partners include Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, Cambridge Junction, Colchester Arts Centre, London Contemporary Dance School & Goldsmiths University’s Choreographic series.

Pay What You Can Afford.
Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm.

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