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Future Fridays: Grace Nicol, Chisenhale Dance Space

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Grace Nicol
Future Fridays at Chisenhale Dance Space
4th October 2019
£5 Early Bird | £7.50 Advance | £10 Standard
https://www.chisenhaledancespace.co.uk/whatson/future-fridays-grace-nicol


Originally created for the V & A, in response to the architectural and artistic context of the museum, I Only Laugh to Keep From Weeping explores notions of performance, beauty, excess, loss, ecstasy, and camp. 


Drawing reference from a range of aesthetics, particularly the Vanitas movement, this striking dance work seeks to challenge visual traditions. Grace Nicol works closely with composer Wilf Petherbridge & dancers Valerie Ebuwa & José Tomas to delve into ideas of presentation & representation.

This project was supported by Wac Arts, Trip Space and Dance Research Studio. Thank you to Claudia Palazzo.