De Quincey Co presents METADATA
Riverside Theatres | 15th – 17th September
2 Doubles Passes to Win!
FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present Metadata, an immersive work from the acclaimed dance performance company, De Quincey Co in September. Metadata includes two works, Pure Light and Moths & Mathematics, created by leading Australian dance, video, sound & animation artists.
The two works probe the latest developments in physics and cosmology, with the artists exploring a world of colour, sound, particles and impermanence. Metadata will see audiences delve into an intimate yet epic world where the intangible materialises.
As choreographer and performer Peter Fraser explained, “We are already being danced by nature in our heartbeat, our breath and the pattern of our walking. Our molecules move us according to physics we don’t necessarily understand but feel in harmony with. Tess and I wanted to make performances that are informed by the underlying physical and mathematical patterns that already determine and shape our lives and possibilities.”
For over 15 years, De Quincey Co has been producing cross‐disciplinary works of exceptional quality that push the boundaries of dance. Their works are consistently well reviewed including the most recent, Moondance, which received four and a half stars from the Sydney Morning Herald.
Following each Metadata performance, audiences will be invited to be part in an Arts-Science Exchange where the artists and selected guest scientists discuss some of the latest scientific developments in the context of the performance.
Choreographer and performer Tess de Quincey said, “The aim of the Exchange is to find what connections and understandings can be made between a scientific way of exploring the world and a more intuitive, instinctive and subjective take on our world. We felt it vital to engage with scientists who work with understanding natural phenomena as part of their daily life, and to also draw our audiences into this discussion as contributors.”
METADATA | FORM Dance Project
Choreographers and performers: Tess de Quincey, Peter Fraser
Sound: Pimmon & Warren Burt
Animation: Boris Morris Bagattini
Video: Martin Fox :
Lighting Design: Sian James-Holland
When: 15th & 17th September @ 8pm; 16th September @ 12:30pm
Tickets: Adult $35 | Conc $28 | Student $25 | From the Box Office (02) 8839 3399 or www.riversideparramatta.com.au
Venue: Riverside Theatres – Corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta
Facilitator: Associate Professor Ian Maxwell, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, The University of Sydney
15th & 16th September – Prof. Geraint F Lewis, Professor of Astrophysics, Sydney Institute for Astronomy, The University of Sydney
17th September – Dr Maryanne Large, Associate Professor, School of Physics, The University of Sydney
We have 2 double passes to giveaway to METADATA
on Thursday 15th September @ 8pm @ Riverside Theatre, Parramatta.
To enter please send in your name & contact phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the subject header ‘metadata’.