Triaspora


triaspora

Through the practices of music, dance, and spoken word, and interactive media performance and backed by life-stories collected from interviews and archives, the work explore the themes of Chinese Diaspora in our shared heritage. Collaborators: Moving Dragon’s Jessica Jone and Chengxin Wei (choreographers and dancers) and media artists Kenneth Newby and Aleksandra Dulic and Orchid Ensemble; with world premiers by BC composers Jin Zhang, Mark Armanini, Yawen V. Wang and Michael Vincent.

 

 



 


 

Animation and media performance:
Aleksandra Dulic and Kenneth Newby
Choreography and Dance: Chengxin Wei and Jessica Jone,
Music Performance: The Orchid Ensemble
Music Composition: Jin Zhang, Mark Armanini and Ya-wen Wang

September 15, 21, 22, 2007 premiere co-presented with the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts and Crimson Coast Dance Society,

sponsored by the Canada Council, 2010 Legacies Now, BC Arts Council,
Lorita Leung Dance Association, SOCAN Foundation, and Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission, R.O.C.


April 28, 2009 remounting at the BC Scene, presented by the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, sponsored by the Dance Centre and the BC Arts Council.

East meets West in three ways in mixing Triaspora, The Vancouver Sun September 20, 2007
http://www.orchidensemble.com/press/90-concert-reviews/205-three-ways-mixing-triaspora

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