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Double Bill: Jin Yeob Cha X Vakki - riverrun / Lyon Eun Kwon - Glory at The Place

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Jin Yeob Cha X Vakki - riverrun: interface of the unstable body The first word from James Joyce's notoriously difficult avant-garde novel Finnegan's Wake provides the title for dance and choreographer Jin Yeob Cha's spectacular solo. Against a psychedelic backdrop created by visual artist Vakki, Jin Yeob Cha explores new function and meaning through dynamic movements in this multi-dimensional performance. Choreographed & Performed by Jin Yeob Cha Visual Art: Vakki Sound: Moon Yirang Light Design: Ik-Hyun Kim Stage Manager: Do-Yup Lee About Jin Yeob Cha Jin Yeob Cha is the artistic director of Collective A. Cha has worked with many international companies including Hofesh Shechter Company (UK), Galili Dance Company (Netherlands) and English National Opera productions (UK). She received numerous awards, including 2014 Young Artist of the Year Award : Minister of Culture & Arts Merit Awards from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. She was commissioned as a choreography director of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, choreographing the opening and closing ceremonies. About Vakki Vakki is an artist who explores various media ranging from graphic design, kinetic installation, video, to interactive media. She geometrically interprets the process of moving and creates objects in a given orbit, questioning the cycle of existence through kinetic work with graphics and motility. Lyon Eun Kwon - Glory In South Korea exceptional male dancers who win the illustrious Dong-A Dance Competition are rewarded with exemption from mandatory military service. Using humorous dance theatre award-winning choreographer Lyon Eun Kwon, draws on the male performer's personal experience and connects two connotations of glory - the one known through serving your country verses the one obtained through avoiding military service by winning a competition. Choreography : Lyon Eun KWON Dramaturg: Jae Lee KIM Performer: Namkeun AN, Jimmy SERT, Sun Joo KIM, Sangcheul LEE Sound: Jimmy SERT Lighting: Sunghee YU About Lyon Eun Kwon Lyon Eun Kwon, is a choreographer and dancer based in Seoul, Korea. She won The French Embassy Prize for Young Choreographer for The Skill for me at the 2014 Yokohama Dance Collection EX in Japan. Her latest piece Glory won the Third Prize and the Audience Prize Special Mention at the Danse Elargie in Paris, 2016.

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Adult Ticket From £17.00 (USD 23.78) per ticket
Concession Ticket From £13.00 (USD 18.19) per ticket

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The Place

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