Hybrid Human, Dance Projection
Self-guided viewing experience. Enjoy the "Hybrid Human" dance projection as you explore the Exchange District. View from outdoors. Video played on a loop, stop by anytime during the event. Can be viewed by walking up. Location: 211 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg, MB. Free. The "Hybrid Human" video is projected on a second floor window surface at Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers, facing Old Market Square. Look up to WCD's neon signs and you will see it! Best viewing point is the McKim Building's surface parking lot (entrance to lot off Main Street). The projection runs on a loop and is intended to be experienced through the natural curiosity of looking up. The projection may catch the unexpected viewer's attention from many points in Old Market Square, including from restaurant patios, the Cube, and several street corners. The dance solo "Hybrid Human" was created in collaboration with Visual Artist, Wanda Koop in 2010 and premiered as a live performance at Winnipeg's very first Nuit Blanche at The WAG. Video footage used in the projection is from a 2015 performance in Beijing, China at Today Art Museum. Video footage from a performance in conjunction with Wanda Koop's painting, "Brilliant Orange Screen" for the exhibition "Transformation of Canadian Landscape Art: Inside and Outside of Being". Dance created and performed by Jolene Bailie. Event photos and video by Gary Sewell
This event is free.
Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers
WCD creates and presents contemporary dance. Our work gathers people together to share, appreciate & contribute to the development of contemporary dance in Winnipeg. Founded by Rachel Browne in 1964, WCD advances artistic vitality and excellence in dance by creating, producing, teaching and presenting contemporary dance with a view to advance the art form for professional artists and audiences alike. Evolving and responsive, WCD enables vital intersections, linkages and exchange among dance creators, dance interpreters, spectators and communities.
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204-211 Bannatyne Avenue
The "Hybrid Human" video is projected on a second floor window surface at Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers, facing Old Market Square. Look up to WCD's neon signs and you will see our video. This projection runs on a loop and is intended to be experienced through the natural curiosity of looking up, evoking increased curiosity for what may be behind other darkened windows, or the unknown. The projection may be part of a self-guided walking tour or catch be the unexpected viewer's attention from many points in Old Market Square, including from restaurant patios, the Cube, and several street corners.
This event is wheelchair accessible.