How to Use Curiosity in Ordinary Life
A collaboration of rhythm and physical drive. An organic movement language by which energy creates energy.
Momentum noun (pl. momenta)
1. The driving force gained by a moving object.
2. The driving force caused by the development of something: the investigation gathered momentum
3. Physics The quantity of motion of a moving body, equal to the product of its mass and velocity
ORIGIN: Latin, movimentum from movere ‘to move'
This work was created by processes of repetition, accumulation, pendulums , gravity, rhythm, pattern, motivation, choice, desire and the idea of creating this together now.
Intricate patterns and interactions, create dynamic floor patterns, a flow within an open space illuminated by Luned Emyr's projected moving environments and Leighton Thomas-Burnetts light design.
Dancers work as a team supporting and signalling to each other in a shared rhythmic game.
Audiences view on three boundaries, the sidelines.
Created for National Dance Company Wales' Alternative Routes season, The Dance House, Cardiff, 2009
Choreography and Direction Jo Fong
Dancers Annabeth Berkeley, Dane Hurst, Stephanos Bizas, Maria Hayday and Davin King
Live Music Christiana Mavron, Katy Rowe, Matthew Everett and William Hillman
Moving Environments and Costume Design Luned Emyr
Music Steve Reich, Godspeed you! Black Emperor and Rhian Eleri Williams
Lighting Leighton Thomas-Burnett