LIVING SCULPTURES: HOW THE BIRDS GOT THEIR COLOURS at Joondalup Festival

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DateMarch 13 2024
Time6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LocationCentral Park JoondalupJoondalup
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Imagination takes flight in Joondalup.

Awe-inspiring and site-specific, Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours is a dynamic and captivating performance of First Nations dance, storytelling, and contemporary circus, culminating in a living, breathing work of art against the backdrop of nature’s beauty.

Hear Aboriginal Elder Luther Cora’s interpretation of a simple story with a powerful message: while we may appear different, communicate differently, and have unique perspectives, at the core we share more in common than we have differences.

In this collaborative work from Arc Circus Co. and the Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers, each performance of Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours will be unique, with the artists moving responsively to the unique open-air environment they find themselves in, celebrating ‘place’ and forging connections with the land, sea, sky, and one another.

Stick around afterwards for a playful dance performance from award-winning dancer and choreographer Floeur Alder, with sculptor and writer Virginia Ward. Djilba (Spring): A Moment in Time is inspired by the ‘Rainbow Coast’ in WA’s Great Southern region. Through animistic movement, poetry, sound, and projection, the performance explores Djilba, the Noongar season of transition, growth, and the emergence of new life.Imagination takes flight in Joondalup.

Awe-inspiring and site-specific, Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours is a dynamic and captivating performance of First Nations dance, storytelling, and contemporary circus, culminating in a living, breathing work of art against the backdrop of nature’s beauty.

Hear Aboriginal Elder Luther Cora’s interpretation of a simple story with a powerful message: while we may appear different, communicate differently, and have unique perspectives, at the core we share more in common than we have differences.

In this collaborative work from Arc Circus Co. and the Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers, each performance of Living Sculptures: How the Birds Got Their Colours will be unique, with the artists moving responsively to the unique open-air environment they find themselves in, celebrating ‘place’ and forging connections with the land, sea, sky, and one another.

Stick around afterwards for a playful dance performance from award-winning dancer and choreographer Floeur Alder, with sculptor and writer Virginia Ward. Djilba (Spring): A Moment in Time is inspired by the ‘Rainbow Coast’ in WA’s Great Southern region. Through animistic movement, poetry, sound, and projection, the performance explores Djilba, the Noongar season of transition, growth, and the emergence of new life.