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SJD SHORTS Outlander & Études

Created exclusively for our online audience, SJD SHORTS presents specially chosen excerpts from our rich catalogue, each one personally introduced by Shobana.

Outlander and Études will both be premiered live on Facebook on Monday 6 July at 7pm (UK). Inspired by Veronese’s monumental painting ‘Wedding at Cana’, and Rodin’s intimate sculptures respectively, both works were created to be performed within a gallery setting.

Afterwards Shobana will chat with Guardian Dance Writer Sanjoy Roy about creating the works, and answer your questions online. Click here for full details.

 

★★★★★ “… the choreography embodies the connection between sculpture and drawing” The Independent

 

Episode 3 of Surface Tension discusses the practical and artistic considerations of making work for spaces outside of theatres, including a monastery in Venice (Outlander), the courtyard of Somerset House (Counterpoint), and historic churches (TooMortal). Listen here.

Credits

Études

Concept, choreography and direction: Shobana Jeyasingh
Dancer: Noora Kela
Film: Gary Tanner
Exhibition curator: Dr Alexandra Gerstein
Exhibition in collaboration with the Musée Rodin

Outlander

Concept, choreography and direction: Shobana Jeyasingh
Design concept and realisation: Sander Loonen
Music: Scanner
Costume: Ursula Bombshell
Dancer: Avatâra Ayuso
Film: Terry Braun

Commissioned by Istituto Interculturale di Studi Musicali Comparati at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini Venice
Co-produced by Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, in collaboration with la Biennale di Venezia

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