Friday, October 25, 2019

BLINDSPOT (Premiere)

BLIDNSPOT Stephen Delas Heras

Friday October 25 at 7:30 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center 
James and Martha Duffy Performance Space
3 Lafayette Avenue 5th floor, Brooklyn, NY

General Admission: $35 | Artists/Students (with ID): $30

BLINDSPOT is a multimedia performance piece comprised of a movement-driven narrative inspired by George Orwells novel 1984, with 5 dancers, live music by Eran Fink, live feed video, and media projections. It examines the current social, political, and economic reality during the Trump Era of the United States. 
"I would like to share a message through my work that will generate awareness towards current social and political issues. I believe that BLINDSPOT is a timely piece that will resonate with audiences and force them to reckon with what their role is in our society. Will they stand up and demand change, or will they be a passive observer following orders? Furthermore, this message will help audiences to look inside their personal lives and evaluate their relationship with social media platforms and smartphones." - Carmen Caceres

Choreography: Carmen Caceres (in collaboration with the dancers)
Dancers: Amy Liou, Aviya Hernstadt, Carmen Caceres, Nicole Rae Jones, and Thomas Gunderson Bond
Music: Eran Fink
Media Artists: Sriya Sarkar & Devin Southard
Set design/Architect: Vadit Suwatcharapinun
Graphic Design Assistance: Rosario Caceres

BLINDSPOT is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

About DanceAction: 
DanceAction is a contemporary dance company based in New York, led by Argentinian choreographer Carmen Caceres. Our culturally diverse team is comprised of artists from several disciplines such as dance, music, drama, media, and visual arts. Together we create dance works that reflect social realities that concern people, relationships, and social justice. Our primary purpose is to interpret these issues and use our works to propel change.

Carmen Caceres DanceAction is a fiscally sponsored member of New York Live Arts, Inc., a non-profit tax-exempt organization. Contributions in support of Carmen Caceres DanceActions work are greatly appreciated and may be made payable to New York Live Arts, Inc., earmarked for the New York Live Arts member project of Carmen Caceres. A description of the work and current project activities for which such contributions will be used are available from Carmen Caceres or New York Live Arts, upon request. All contributions are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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