Dates and Times
Wed 26 - Thu 27 Sept at 9pm
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Presented by Susan Kempster
Using an old video camera and a projector, the piece revolves around the micro dance of facial expressions. It is a solo show, with invited guests participating in a sequence of “face dances”.
Eye takes its inspiration from the exploration of the small dance – in this case the micro dances that are occurring constantly not only in the body but in the face. A lifetime of observation of the subtle dialogue of facial expressions and the reading of people’s inner thoughts and feelings through it.
Eye is also a look at self through the lens of a camera, not a mirror. It is a close-up, a detail, an intimate diving into private worlds we sometimes wish no one could see. The piece sits somewhere between dance, performance, happening and theatre.
About the company
Susan is a dance artist – performer, teacher and choreographer. Her career as a dancer took her from Sydney to Tokyo, New York, Madrid, Barcelona, and now London. Here in London she has been developing a practice grounded in devised theatre, while continuing to teach dance.
Image credit: (c) Susan Kempster