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INTERPRETATIONS – SIREN CALLS: TO AN ILLUSIVE JOURNEY: Tour 2022 Gateway Studio
7th October 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm£8.00 – £10.00
Date: Friday 7 October 2022
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: St Edmund’s Chapel, High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1EP
Price: £10 | £8
Commissioned by Serendipity Institute for Black Arts and Heritage, composed by Philip Herbert with two independent choreographic interpretations by Monique Jonas and Thomas Talawa Prestø, Siren Calls: To an Illusive Journey seeks to honour the Windrush generation and crystallise their experiences. The film showcases behind the scenes footage on the making of the shows, including interviews with the producer, composer, choreographers and musicians. Interpretation – Siren Calls: To an Illusive Journey is a unique look into a multifaceted creative practice. A voice of hope, aspiration and dreams that generations still have to navigate.
A discussion – A Wise Monkey Knows Which Tree to Climb: Perspectives on Decolonising Black Dance will be held after the film has been shared with Artistic Director of Tabanka Dance Ensemble, Thomas Talawa Prestø and Artistic Director and CEO of Serendipity, Pawlet Brookes MBE. The discussion will then be followed by a Q&A session.