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[Mis]conceive

Published 5th February, 2018 in Concert or Performance
  • Location

    1 Bounty Street, Lismore, NSW, 2480, Australia

  • Date

    29th June 2018 to 30th June 2018

  • Time

    All Day

Extracting contemporary gestural motif from Aboriginal archetypes, [Mis]conceive’s hip-hop, physical percussion and rhythmic cultural pattern is expressive and immediate. Through the assertion of a continuous Aboriginal dance canon, the aesthetic rejects, reveals and re-educates modern (mis)-understandings of Indigeneity, [Mis]conceive argues that knowledge does not equal comprehension. Books are not their covers. One size does not fit all. Kelly and his ensemble move with assured physicality in this high-energy work that pulses with humour, play and personal stories. Voice and body become pathways to traditional dance and song, as repetition and disguise make way for moments of discovery. [Mis]conceive brings audiences through the past, to understand the present, and move forward into a better future.

Published 5th February, 2018 in Concert or Performance
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