Friday, March 4, 2011

River Art Project presents

River Meets Light

Saturday, 12 March 2011 · 8.45pm · Sg Pinang, Penang

A Mixed Media Performance encompassing light design, dance, music and visuals in an evening of experiential showcase to trace the past and present relationship between our rivers and communities.

Appalled by the deteriorating state of our rivers, River Meets Light aims to inspire the need to restore our river heritage and to reaffirm the importance of protecting our national treasures for future generations. It also seeks to act as a catalyst to stimulate artists and to engage the general public to experiment with sustainable and creative ways of using recycled objects in the environment.

Utilising river sites as the performing stage, this site-specific work incorporates the ebb and flow of creative expressions along the river, proving that through new art and culture, we can still progress while protecting the environment.

The first workshop presentation, held in conjunction with International Day of Action for Rivers on March 12th, will lead to a sequence of events, including a premiere performance during the George Town Festival at the end of July. Concurrently, an exhibition will be conducted to raise awareness of the unfortunate state of our rivers and the need for its revitalization.

more info @LFSS facebook event

Artistic Collaborators: Aida Redza, Tan Sooi Beng, Lisa Foo
Creative Team: Yasunari
Poetry by Cecil Rajendra
Performers: Reese Lee, Kent Tan,
Nur Hilyati Ramli, Izzardzafli Bin Padzil
Musicians: Kang Su Kheng, Sivasilan Muniandy

Produced by Ombak-Ombak ARTStudio

With support from the Krishen Jit-Astro Fund
Special thanks to:
Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah USM ,
Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara, Negeri Pulau Pinang,
Balai Seni Lukis Negara
Marion D' Cruz
Carolyn Lau

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