Siobhan Davies and Matthias Sperling respond to ‘Shadow Spans’ at The Whitechapel Gallery

5 Mar

Image courtesy The Whitechapel Gallery

From 2-20 March 2011, the dance artist Matthias Sperling and choreographer Siobhan Davies will present a new performance in response to Claire Barclay’s installation Shadow Spans. The dance piece is performed within the work over fours hours a day for a period of three weeks. Davies and Sperling concentrated on finding simple movements that need a complex collection of decisions to make each movement work and be noticed.

There is also a talk on 10th March, 8 pm, where Siobhan and Matthias will discuss the genesis and development of this response to The Bloomberg Commission: Claire Barclay: Shadow Spans — http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/shop/product/category_id/22/product_id/831

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