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BAM Next Wave Festival: Charles Atlas / Rashaun Mitchell / Silas Riener present TERRESECT

BAM Next Wave Festival: Charles Atlas / Rashaun Mitchell / Silas Riener present TERRESECT

Company:

Charles Atlas / Rashaun Mitchell / Silas Riener

Location:

Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM

Tickets:

http://www.bam.org/dance/2017/tesseract

Dates:

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:30pm daily through December 16, 2017


NY PREMIERE
Tesseract
Dec 13—Dec 16, 2017
 
Dance | Film

Charles Atlas / Rashaun Mitchell / Silas Riener

 
Part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival

Choreographic duo Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener present the fruit of their years-long collaboration with pioneering video artist (and fellow Merce Cunningham Dance Company alumnus) Charles Atlas, a fearlessly inventive exploration of the body’s three dimensions, in two parts.

The evening opens with a transportive 3D dance film, split into six vividly rendered chapters. Fusing experimental cinematography with otherworldly set and costume design, each section presents a saturated choreographic vision where movement and mise-en-scène seamlessly come together. After a highly orchestrated set transformation, six dancers in gauzy mesh jumpsuits take the stage, carving out crisp, playful, intricate patterns behind a mammoth translucent scrim. Captured by Steadicam and manipulated by Atlas as it unfolds, their hypnotic movement is projected back onto itself as a haunting digital specter.

Music by Fennesz and Thomas Arsenault (Mas Ysa)
Lighting design by Davison Scandrett


Photo: Mick Bello  
 

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