Substation hosts full techno dance exhibition for RISING

One of the victims of RISING’s cancellation in 2021, the eclectic performance Yung Lung will finally be shown at The Substation in February.

Combining a dance performance, an immersive art installation and a techno night in one, the new performance Yung Lung – which was slated to premiere at RISING last year – takes over the Newport substation from February 1-12.

Choreographer Antony Hamilton’s thrilling techno treatise was developed as a panacea for the trauma of the past two years and it looks eventful: the digital world ”.

What would you like to know

  • Yung Lung is a full-blast performance, intentionally overwhelming
  • It will be held in the impressive setting of The Substation
  • It takes place from February 1 to 12, Tuesday to Friday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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There are several aspects at play. Dancers from the Australian contemporary dance company Chunky Move trample a political effigy by artist Callum Morton, representing the two contrasting figures of Karl Marx and Rupert Murdoch. The dance takes place on and around a sculpture of massive heads, which sits in the middle – and is a platform for the dancers. The public looks around the sculpture from all over the place, and above the set is a halo of 12 televisions.

Dancers wear colorful club badges designed by Perks And Mini (PAM), where everything from full clothes to scraps of fabric has been deconstructed and reinvented – with some outfits made entirely of socks – all mutating and changing. adapting to their new purpose.

As viewers move freely around the dancers and the effigy, a deluge of online images manipulated by music video director Kris Moyes rains. Meanwhile, Bosco Shaw’s lighting vibrates to the rhythm of the bass-packed soundtrack of Melbourne techno experimenter Chiara Kickdrum. Apart from Chiara’s screens and soundtrack, everything is live.

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