LIVEWORKS 2017 | AEON

PRESENTED BY PERFORMANCE SPACE, PERFORMING LINES & LZ DUNN

THURS 19 OCT, 6:30PM
FRI 20 OCT, 6:30PM
SAT 21 OCT, 6:30PM
SUN 22 OCT, 6:30PM

 

Since the 1980s computers have modelled the way birds flock, identifying three simple rules that govern their movement: separation, alignment and cohesion.

Taking place in Sydney’s vast outdoor spaces, where the social and natural worlds merge and collide, Aeon is a listening tour, a physical journey, and an experiment in group dynamics. Premiering to acclaim at Dance Massive (Melbourne, March 2017), Aeon takes its audiences on an extended walk set to a mesmeric score by acclaimed Brisbane composer Lawrence English.

Drawing on scientific studies of bird flocking and ideas of queer ecology, Aeon invites us into a communal yet deeply personal experience and asks us to consider a new relationship to nature, and to each other. This subtle yet powerful performance creates a temporary community that awakens the imagination and gifts us with the soaring sensation of flight.


Concept & Lead Artist

Lz Dunn

Sound
Lawrence English

Choreography
Shian Law

Dramaturgy
Lara Thoms

Production Manager
Liz Young

Produced by
Performing Lines

 

 
  • LIVEWORKS CONVERSATIONS

     

    LZ DUNN IN CONVERSATION WITH ANNAMARIE JAGOSE
    SAT 21 OCT, 2:30 – 3:30PM

     

    Professor Annamarie Jagose is Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, and is internationally renowned as a scholar in feminist studies, lesbian/gay studies and queer theory. Join Professor Annamarie Jagose in conversation with Aeon lead artist Lz Dunn, thinking queerly about politics and pleasure, nature and collectivity, agency and ethics.

     

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    Image: Lz Dunn, Aeon Dance Massive, 2017 Photograph: Bryony Jackson

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