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Roehampton Dance presents blurred and the future of dance

blurred and the future of dance will mark the launch of the Roehampton Dance Network with a free evening of dance, film, food and chat Sunday 15th July 2012, 7.30pm. 

Posted: 11 July 2012

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blurred and the future of dance

Roehampton Dance Network (RDN) warmly welcomes you to their first event co-curated by Seke Chimutengwende and Amaara Raheem. blurred and the future of dance will mark the launch of the Roehampton Dance Network with drinks and screenings of three special films.

Magma by Rammatik (Rannvá Káradóttir and Marianna Mørkøre), the first film in a greater series of experimental short films that embrace and discover movement through camera, shot in the extreme and wild landscapes of the remote Faroe Islands far up in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Wendy Went by Sebastian Kurth, exploring movement and text improvisation in the North Yorkshire landscape and There is a Place (2010), a video dance by Katrina McPherson, Simon Fildes and Sang Jijia. Filmed on location Glenferness and Dava in the Highlands of Scotland. Winner Best short film jury prizes at San Francisco Dance Film Festival and Dance Camera West LA.

To see trailer of There is a Place please visit: http://vimeo.com/22132837

The second half of the evening introduced by Seke Chimutengwende involves responses from each of the artists in regards to the proposition ‘the future of dance?’ Alongside this, dancer, choreographer, improviser, video maker and Reader in Dance at Roehampton University, Simon Ellis will reflect on that which is coming.

Drinks 7pm / screenings 7.30pm / free
Chisenhale Dance Space, 64-84 Chisenhale Rd, London, E3 5QZ
RSVP amaara.raheem@roehampton.ac.uk / 07 932 950 436

Roehampton Dance Network (RDN) is a University of Roehampton Dance lead initiative providing a responsive framework to support, sustain and stimulate current and past students in their on-going development as professional, independent practitioners / researchers. RDN builds partnerships offering mutually beneficial opportunities for sharing and exchange. We welcome expressions of interest from potential partners. Email: amaara.raheem@roehampton.ac.uk

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