Dancers performing Strange Stories from a Floating Domain. Courtesy of the Tussock Dance Theater.
Work-in-Process: inti figgis-vizueta & Wu Chien-Wei
Presented with Composers Now and the Asian Cultural Council
David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center
Tickets: $15 + ($1.75 ticketing fee)
The Composers Now & Asian Cultural Council Creative Residency program at The Pocantico Center pairs distinguished composers with artists from a wide range of disciplines to develop performance pieces that engage both the eyes and ears. Each duo will present excerpts from the work they created during their residencies at Pocantico and discuss their individual styles and process of creative partnership. A reception will follow.
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inti figgis-vizueta’s music attempts to reconcile historical aesthetics and experimental practices with trans and indigenous futures. Recent projects include a collaboration with Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA, a residency with Sō Percussion, and a fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. figgis-vizueta is creating works for the Kronos Quartet and American Composers Orchestra with the Attacca Quartet. Her music has been featured by Music at Copland House at venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
Wu Chien-Wei has been a full-time troupe member of Compagnie Käfig in France and the Taipei Crossover Dance Company in Taiwan. Today, Wu is the founder and director of Tussock Dance Company. His 2008 work Aurora won the Australian Choreography Competition Jury Honor Award and Development and Restructuring won the 2014 Taiwan Creative Dance Competition.