Parallax @ Gasworks

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Parallax @ Gasworks
Parallax
Parallax @ Gasworks

Parallax

A new world of dance and 3D animation

Gasworks Arts Park opens their 2018 mainstage season with Parallax from 1-3 March. This triple bill of contemporary dance integrates human movement, animation and 3D illusions in an incredible show by Melbourne based choreographer, animator, performer and academic, Megan Beckwith. 

Megan Beckwith is the only dance artist in Australia to be experimenting with the intersection of 3D holograms and contemporary dance. She has won the prestigious Australia Post Art Prize for the animated dance Torso and is described by The Age as ‘a trailblazer’. Within computer game culture her work has been admired as it  ‘opens a rabbit hole of accelerating conceptual possibilities’ (KILLSCREEN). 

The first two works, Torso and Arm, pose the question: if you could buy a body part, what would it be and how would it behave?  The thrilling climax of this performance, Parallax, is formed at the intersection of imaginary worlds and live performance. Watch as a woman drinks a green liquid and the hallway she is standing in becomes a portal to new worlds.

In Parallax, 3D animations interact with both the dancer and audience for a fully immersive experience.

Parallax
Gasworks Theatre

Thursday 1 March
Friday 2 March
Saturday 3 march
7.30pm

Tickets
Full $45
Concession $40
Under 30 $40
Group (6+) $30

Buy Tickets for Parallax here
www.gasworks.org.au/event/parallax/
8606 4299

 

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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