"Melbourne Festival" tag
Antony Hamilton Projects in NYX.© Byron Perry. (Click image for larger version)

Antony Hamilton Projects – NYX – Melbourne

NYX is inspired by the classical goddess of night: in mythology, Nyx is an ancient deity from Gaius’ generation of archaic gods and goddesses, an omnipresent but shadowy figure…

Julian Wong, Josh Mu, Sophia Ndaba, Jessie Oshodi, Marnie Palomares and Melanie Palomares in AM I.© Branco Gaica. (Click image for larger version)

Shaun Parker & Company – AM I – Melbourne

…AM I is a thematic magpie, shifting from the macro to the micro and back again in its exploration of the nexus of religion and science.

Chunky Move and Melbourne Theatre Company in Complexity of Belonging.© Jeff Busby. (Click image for larger version)

Chunky Move and Melbourne Theatre Company – Complexity of Belonging – Melbourne

Complexity of Belonging is framed as an artwork within an artwork. Young artist Eloise (Eloise Mignon) is mounting a ‘human installation’ in a European gallery…

Hofesh Shechter Company in Sun.© Leah Robertson. (Click image for larger version)

Hofesh Shechter Company – Sun (world premiere) – Melbourne

Sun is going to be one of those works that sticks with me for a long time…

Lucy Guerin Inc dancers in Weather.© Leah Robertson. (Click image for larger version)

Lucy Guerin Inc – Weather at Melbourne Festival – Melbourne

This work has some powerful moments, such as when the dancers play amongst the fallen bags, sliding joyfully across the floor. However, Weather does not quite reach the heights of some of Guerin’s recent works, something that is sure to disappoint many of her fans.

Chunky Move in An Act of Now.© Jeff Busby. (Click image for larger version)

Chunky Move – An Act of Now at Melbourne Festival – Melbourne

An Act of Now is a violent production – physically, emotionally and conceptually. …The material is challenging, both to watch and, no doubt, to perform.

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