ZOË BASTIN | HOW WE RISE | 21 - 23 April 2023
As part of the 2023 Drift Arts Festival, Silver Leaf Art Box is thrilled to present How We Rise by queer Naarm / Melbourne based artist and choreographer Zoë Bastin.
How We Rise uses waves as a poetic allegory to explore ideas of consent and control in personal and political contexts. Through community engagement and researching the coastal ecologies of Merricks Beach, How We Rise is a response to place.
Premiering in a single performance on Friday 21 April with an original score composed and performed by Grace Ferguson, dancers will echo the energy of waves as they bend and flow, crash and break, forming and reforming patterns and cadences. This work considers ideas of relationality, multiple histories, place-specificity and the body as a site of resistance and renewal.
Featuring three events over three days - beginning with the premiere of How We Rise.
This project would not have been possible without the support of the Mornington Peninsula Shire and the Drift Arts Festival.