Clan: Bangarra Dance Theatre by Stephen PageClan: Bangarra Dance Theatre by Stephen Page

Clan: Bangarra Dance Theatre

byStephen PagePhotographed byGreg Barrett

Hardcover | April 1, 2014

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A creative collaboration between photographer Greg Barrett and the creative head of Australia's premier Indigenous performing arts company, capturing magical, ephemeral moments of dancers mid-flight

Bangarra Dance Theatre marks its 25th year in 2014, and Clan honors this milestone and those people who have inspired Bangarra over the years. By having its feet in both worlds of old and modern, Bangarra creates contemporary theatrical experiences that are influenced by timeless stories and customs. The land shapes the people, the people shape the language, the language shapes the songs, and the songs then determine the dance—and the spirit flows through it all. Dancers communicate so profoundly with the mere flex of a foot or hand, a shift of focus, a roll of a head, the transfer of weight within their body. As the dancers move in and out of the space and light there is a momentum and energy, even with the smallest of steps. Greg Barrett and Stephen Page's unique collaboration has beautifully and skillfully given shape to, and recorded, these magical, ephemeral moments. This intimate and dramatic collection of photographs captures the personal, the professional, and the sacred moments of artistic expression.
Stephen Page is the legendary artistic director of Bangarra, Australia's premier Indigenous performing arts company. Established in 1989, BDT produces distinctive dance theater productions that tour each year throughout the world. Greg Barrett is one of Australia's foremost photographers with a special interest in dance and the perform...
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Title:Clan: Bangarra Dance TheatreFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Allen & UnwinLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1743314132

ISBN - 13:9781743314135

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