Ð?P

Van Huynh Co.

Thu 30 Nov 4800

Category

Other Information

16+

Price

£12 (£10)*

Time

8pm

Ð?P

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Van Huynh Co. presents

Ð?P

by Dam Van Huynh

‘Pina Bausch meets Bill Viola, then along comes Dam Van Huynh. An intense, beautiful and profound work once seen never forgotten.’

EIGHTEEN LONDON


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Ð?p is the Vietnamese word for beautiful. With his latest dance work, the UK based choreographer Dam Van Huynh explores influences from his Southeast Asian heritage. In Vietnamese culture, death is also a form of rebirth. When a person dies, the family and community enact rituals that will enable the deceased to pass into another realm, a higher state of being.

The work sees a shift in Van Huynh’s movement language as it delves ever deeper into the nature of the human condition. The dancers in Ð?P are nude for a purpose. Fragile and vulnerable, their nudity literally strips them bare. Disrobed, free of distraction, their movement begins at the point where the mind transcends the physical self.

Amplified and tracked by Martyna Poznanska’s numinous score, the movement in Ð?P invites the audience to let go, reaching ever closer to the feeling of being alive.

Winner of the Asian Arts Award for Best Directing 2018

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BROADWAY BABY

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Please note: This work contains full frontal nudity and strobe effects.

Age recommendation: 16+

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

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