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M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2018
Asian Festivals Exchange (AFX)
Synopsis

In this innovative platform, choreographers across our partner festivals gather to present award-winning works and new creations.

South Koreans Ho-yeon Kim and Jung-ha Lim present their award-winning work from the 11th
Seoul Dance Collection, First Abundance Society. Intrigued by the idea that preparing for the
future doesn't guarantee a better quality of life, they imagine paradise to be the society of the
hunter-gatherer according to Marshall Sahlin's "original affluent society' theory. The pair's visual wit is a perfect match with collaborator Wei-An Hwa (Singapore/Malaysia) in a new creation that will be performed by the trio as a work-in-progress at the end of AFX.

Selected from Yokohama Dance Collection, Kenji Shinohe's K(-A-)O examines the phenomenon of emoticons and how the spectrum of human emotional expression has become oversimplified in the information age.

Capping off the night is a twin bill by T.H.E. Second Company created by bold, assured female
choreographers, Natalie Clark and Bora Kim. The New Zealander multi-hyphenate Natalie Clark has taken on hot-button issues with humour, from the dark side of millennial existentialism to divine and occult feminine symbolism. Since being talent spotted at "Who’s Next" at SIDance, South Korea’s Bora Kim’s experimental cross-disciplinary and diverse tastes promises a creation that is visually striking and highly sensorial.

Start Sales Date

Internet:
16 March 2018, 9am

Other Channels:
16 March 2018, 10am

Language

English

Duration

Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
(15 minutes intermission)

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Photography/Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.

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S$100 for Show Pass for 4 Shows
[Puchase the following shows:
Earth - A doluble bill by T.H.E Dance Company created by Jae Duk Kim and Humanhood, Binary - International Artists Showcase, M1 Open Stage + DiverCity and Asian Festivals Exchange (AFX)]
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This show is eligible for subsidy by the NAC-TOTE BOARD ARTS GRANT.

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Event Date
Tue, 31 Jul 2018

8pm

Venue
Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$28
(Free Seating)