Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Press Release: "Dance Machines" from Torres Strait Islands


Following is excerpted from a press release received from East-West Center, for an upcoming art exhibit and performance. For complete details, click here:

Exhibition:
November 1, 2009-January 3, 2010
East-West Center Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai`i



Performance:
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, 8:00-9:15 p.m.
Imin Center-Jefferson Hall, 1777 East-West Road


A touring exhibition from Gab Titui Cultural Centre, Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Australia. Guest Curator: Robyn Fernandez. Exhibition Design: Michael Schuster & Lynne Najita.
This exhibit features traditional and contemporary dance masks, headdresses, drums, and other dance accoutrements. Video and photography provide context for appreciating this unique indigenous art form.
The performance is free and open to the public, and is expected to draw a large audience. The organizers advise coming early as seating is first-come, first-served.



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