When ‘maintaining cultural values’ marks the difference between freedom of expression and imprisonment, exile or worse, a writer’s life hangs on his words. An international cast of male dancers embodies the struggle between the desires of a state and its citizens, and the pursuit of truth. Bodies fly and ink runs…
An artful and pulse-quickening mix of break/hip hop and contemporary dance, Red INK was created by up-and-coming British-Asian choreographer Si Rawlinson, company Wayward Thread. A dramatically and kinetically urgent representation of the risks taken by so many writers globally who tread the fine line between art and dissidence.
There will be a post-show discussion 24 January.
Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5RSkjkXubU