Bewilderness and new world premiere

Bewilderness and new world premiere
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Date/Time
Date(s) - Mar 09, 2018
8:00 pm

Location
92nd Street Y

Region
Manhattan

Category(ies)

Pigeonwing Dance, under the direction of choreographer, Gabrielle Lamb

Pigeonwing Dance performs Bewilderness (2016) inspired by the writings of author and activist Rebecca Solnit.

A response to Solnit’s writings on community, disaster and hope, Bewilderness is a dreamlike puzzle of interlocking stories that dissolve into sinuous, detailed movement and architectural groupings. By turns dark, comic and hopeful, the work suggests magnetic connections between members of a mysterious community. Musical selections include contemporary settings of arias by Henry Purcell. The company also presents a new creation exploring pattern formation in the natural world. In it, the supple and articulate Pigeonwing dancers will move through a sequence of increasingly intricate spirals, waves and vortices, all of it inspired by the simple rules governing some of nature’s most elegant patterns.