Monday 16 April 2012 10:00am—Friday 11 May 2012 5:00pm
Dance4 have collaborated with dance artist Lucia Tong and Nottingham Trent Univeristy MA students to create an immersive and interactive installation; interpreting the meaning of Luàn through movement, sound, installation, costume, surface pattern and film. Inspired by Chinese language martial arts and supernatural films.
In the ancient form of Mandarin the title Luàn, represents the creative processes and working practice that facilititated this exhibition.
In response to the exhibition there will be a free live performance on:
Tuesday 3rd May 2012 at 6pm
Tuesday 8th May 2012 at 1pm
MA Students presenting:
Asato Goto - Costume Design, MA Applied Design Futures, Fashion Design.
Alexandra Wain - Film and Dance4 Website, MA Film Practice.
Ali Northcott - Film and Photography, MA by Registered Project Photography.
Hinako Matsumoto - Scenography and Ceramic Installation, MA Fashion Marketing and Communication.
Kai-Chu Wu - Interactive Sound Design, MA Interaction Design.
Kirsty Harte - Surface Pattern and Interaction, MA Applied Design Futures, Printed Textiles.
Nuoni Ouyang - Film Dancer, MA Fashion Marketing and Communication.
Xiaoli Liao - Film Dancer, MA Fashion Marketing and Communication.
Further collaborators include:
Dr David Downes - Programme Leader Narrative and Interactive Arts.
Dwayne Simms - Movement for filmed elements.
Frank Abbott - Artist and Collaborative Adviser.
Jessica Gordon - Film dancer.
Rae Scudder - Live Performer.
Thomas Pykett - Final Cut and After Effects BA(Hons) Multi Media.
Tom Howells - Live Performer.
Yvonne Trew - Programme Leader, MA Fashion Marketing, Communication and Business, Project Development and Management.
Luàn is a part of the East Asian Language Film and Fashion programme led by Yvonne Trew from the School of Art and Design and Gary Needham from Arts & Humanities and the Living in Silk Exhibition at the Nottingham Castle Museum and Gallery.