glint is a triple bill with new works by Erika Mitsuhashi, Francesca Frewer, and Alexa Mardon. Each piece is in a different stage of completion, and invites the audience into a unique context for experiencing the work. Erika’s work-in-progress on the cosmic shore is multi-media installation for human and non-human performers. Francesca’s new solo When I Think It Has Yet To Begin will be performed to small audiences in the theatre. Alexa’s research a crisis/a party will be an open sharing of group scores alongside one-on-one intimate dream readings for audience members on the patio at sunset.
on the cosmic shore: Birmingham Studio | 5-7pm & 8-10pm Free, drop in – suggested viewing time 30 minutes
When I Think It Has Yet To Begin: Theatre | 7pm
a crisis/a party: 7th floor patio | 8-10pm Free, drop in – register in advance for limited 1:1 REGISTER HERE
Presented in partnership with the Dancing on the Edge Festival
Alexa Mardon, Francesca Frewer and Erika Mitsuhashi are a group of peer artists whose work centres around choreography but explores numerous disciplines (writing, projection design, scenography). In their individual and collaborative projects, Alexa, Francesca, and Erika investigate ways to use the materials of movement and live performance to set up unique, engaging encounters between audience and performance.
Erika Mitsuhashi: on the cosmic shore
Projection Design: Daniel O’Shea Sound: Adam Asnan Textiles: Organza Sculpture by Nellie Gossen Scenography: Erika Mitsuhashi Performers: Allie Shiff, Mia Pelayo, Lexi Vajda, Bynh Ho, Alexa Mardon, Francesca Frewer
Francesca Frewer: When I Think It Has Yet To Begin
Concept and performance: Francesca Frewer Choreography: Justine A. Chambers, Antonio Somera Jr., Jenna Berlyn, Juolin Lee, Diego Romero, Michele Ferrer, Josh Martin, Lisa Gelley Martin, Erika Mitsuhashi, Alexa Mardon, Francesca Frewer Sound: Adam Asnan
Costume: Nellie Gossen Lighting design: Daniel O’Shea
Alexa Solveig Mardon: a crisis/a party
Performers: Aisha Sasha John, Erika Mitsuhashi, Alexa Mardon, Francesca Frewer, Andrea Cownden, Justine A. Chambers, Rianne Svelnis, with contributions from Seçkin Cinar, Forough Fami and Zahra Shahab Textiles dying + costumes: Nellie Gossen Additional Support: Rhyan McCorkindale, Sierra Megas
Photos: Erika Mitsuhashi, courtesy of the artist