Fri 8 Jun 19.30
Threads and Watkins Dance present a double bill (confines) | Forget-me-not
(confines) is a brooding piece exam-ining real and perceived barriers while Forget-me-not is an exploration of personal loss.
the borders or boundaries of a place, esp. with regard to their restricting freedom of movement the limits or restrictions of something abstract, esp. a subject or sphere of activity.
This contemporary dance piece by Australian choreographer Elizabeth Peck explores the notion of con-finement and that one can be imprisoned by their own perception of self. Self imposed physical and men-tal barriers could perhaps be overcome, yet because of a state of mind are perceived as permanent.
(confines) is a dark and gritty piece challenging our perceptions of what an individual can and cannot change.
The favourite flower of Lynne Diana Watkins, mother of Anna Watkins who died of a brain tumour when Anna was thirteen.
Premiering at Rich Mix, Forget-me-not tells the emotive story of the choreographer's journey both through and after the death of a remarkable and intelligent woman.
This is a touching tribute from a daughter, to her mother who continues to be a source of inspiration.