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Shaman/Peasants - Dance of the Barefoot Guardians

EVENT: Shaman/Peasants - Dance of the Barefoot Guardians
Friday, 14 July 2017
5.00pm to 6.30pm*
7.30pm to 9.00pm*

Friday, 28 July 2017
5.00pm to 6.30pm*
7.30pm to 9.00pm*

*[30 mins dance performance with post-show dialogue with Artistic Director and Curator]

Venue: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art @ Gillman Barracks
Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443

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Terms and Conditions
Minimum age of entry - 5 years old
Minimum age requiring a ticket - 5 years old
No FLASH photography/videography.

For Concession
Concession rate applies to Senior Citizens, Students & National Servicemen.
Please produce your identification card upon entrance.

Ticket sales for 14 July 2017 session is close. Please proceed onsite.
Limited tickets are available for sale at the door!
Address: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art @ Gillman Barracks
Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443
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In collaboration with NTU CCA Singapore as part of Stagings, Arts Fission presents a dance performance inspired by the film and photographic works of acclaimed German Artist Ulrike Ottinger. China. The Arts – The People. Photographs and Films from the 1980s and 1990s is the first large scale exhibition of the Artist in Asia presented by NTU CCA Singapore*.

About the Exhibition
The Exhibition captured and framed in her films and documentaries, China and Mongolia’s everyday life, from its urban to rural environments. In a direct response to Ottinger’s images, Cultural Medallion choreographer Angela Liong created the dance work, Shaman/Peasants – Dance of the Barefoot Guardians.

About the Dance Performance
The performance intercuts urban trance music with traditional sounds from China’s minority tribes, setting a disparate cultural quiltwork where shaman figures transgress through ancient and modern times, and an urbanite ensemble in blue and black garbs morphs between the ambivalent realms of cultural and political affinity.

Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy for Schools
This performance, Shaman/Peasants is endorsed and supported by the National Arts Council Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) under the Public Arts Programme. Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise 50% of the programme ticket cost.
Please visit www.artsfission.org for more information.

* Located in Gillman Barracks, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore) is a national research centre of Nanyang Technological University and is supported by a grant from the Economic Development Board, Singapore. The Centre is unique in its threefold constellation of exhibitions, residencies, research and academic education, engaging in knowledge production and dissemination. NTU CCA Singapore positions itself as a space for critical discourse and encourages new ways of thinking about Spaces of the Curatorial in Southeast Asia and beyond. More information on the exhibition can be found here.

In collaboration with NTU CCA Singapore as part of Stagings, Arts Fission presents a dance performance inspired by the film and photographic works of acclaimed German Artist Ulrike Ottinger. China. The Arts – The People. Photographs and Films from the 1980s and 1990s is the first large scale exhibition of the Artist in Asia presented by NTU CCA Singapore*.

About the Exhibition
The Exhibition captured and framed in her films and documentaries, China and Mongolia’s everyday life, from its urban to rural environments. In a direct response to Ottinger’s images, Cultural Medallion choreographer Angela Liong created the dance work, Shaman/Peasants – Dance of the Barefoot Guardians.

About the Dance Performance
The performance intercuts urban trance music with traditional sounds from China’s minority tribes, setting a disparate cultural quiltwork where shaman figures transgress through ancient and modern times, and an urbanite ensemble in blue and black garbs morphs between the ambivalent realms of cultural and political affinity.

Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy for Schools
This performance, Shaman/Peasants is endorsed and supported by the National Arts Council Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) under the Public Arts Programme. Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise 50% of the programme ticket cost.
Please visit www.artsfission.org for more information.

* Located in Gillman Barracks, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore) is a national research centre of Nanyang Technological University and is supported by a grant from the Economic Development Board, Singapore. The Centre is unique in its threefold constellation of exhibitions, residencies, research and academic education, engaging in knowledge production and dissemination. NTU CCA Singapore positions itself as a space for critical discourse and encourages new ways of thinking about Spaces of the Curatorial in Southeast Asia and beyond. More information on the exhibition can be found here.

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art @ Gillman Barracks