Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

Wind Shadow

6 - 10 October 2009 / 19:45


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Choreographic genius Lin Hwai-Min has created a contemporary dance work that makes shadows come alive. Joining forces with leading Chinese visual artist Cai Guo-Qiang, Wind Shadow is a study of motion created through the monochromatic palettes of black and white and the use of light and shade.

Set to a haunting soundscape, the dancers capture the intangible quality of the wind and the variable structure of shadows. Projections of Caiís gunpowder drawings merge into silhouettes and form a moving art installation within which the dancers engage.

The performance contains laser lighting and sound effects of fireworks.

Performance time: 19:45
Running time:
80 mins/no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

Concept and Visual Direction Cai Guo-Qiang
Choreography Lin Hwai-Min
Music Liang Chun-Mei, Jim Shum
Set Lin Keh-Hua
Lighting Chang Tsan-Tao
Videography Ethan Wang
Costume Tseng Tien-Yu

Co-commissioned by Yong Lin Foundation; National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center (Taiwan)

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan is sponsored by Council for Cultural Affairs, Taiwan and
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

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