Map Project UK -WEL,COME
Map Project UK - WEL,COME
Performance : 1st July 2023 19:30 (Performance Duration time : 40 min)
location: Arthur Cotterell Theatre Main House, Kingston, UK
Music : Muhyun Soek , Yoonsang Choi
Cast : Gong won , Sol , Amber, Viviane, Jacob, Nicole
A Creative Youth special performance in association with the Korean British Cultural Exchange 'We have all experienced the feeling of anxiety that comes with the unknown and the unfamiliar, as well as the desire to create our own world. As adults, we may forget about this past, or we may feel that we cannot understand it. We welcome you to enter once again into the space that may seem unfamiliar or familiar to you. We will show you the space in our own unique way.'
Gong Won Creative Youth’s So You Wanna Work in the Arts Programme brings you a unique devised piece of work by emerging young dancers which will be led and facilitated by Gong Won, a multidisciplinary South Korean artist/dancer/choreographer, who uses art, dance, and film in her work. Gong won has an international reputation, having performed in Korea, Spain, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, and the UK since 2020. In this year's Festival, Gong won will combine traditional Korean rhythms and instruments with the popular K-pop style, and incorporating various freestyle movements and stories from the selected dancers.
The theme of the Performance will be young aspiring artists' thoughts, hopes, and creativity to create a new world, and will provide a chance for audiences to experience a delightful blend of Korea and UK dance whilst at the same time see talented young dancers perform on our stage.