Gary Clarke Company - WASTELAND

Gary Clarke Company - WASTELAND at The Place

Neighbourhood
Location
The Place
17 Duke's Road
WC1H 9PY
London
Event time
7.30pm
Cost
£20.00
Standard
£13.00
Concessions
Date
2 Oct 2019 - 10 Oct 2019
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Marking 25 years since the demolition of Grimethorpe Colliery and 30 years since the rise of UK rave culture, WASTELAND, Gary Clarke’s sequel to COAL, looks at how two generations coped in this era of radical upheaval.

As one grinds to a halt, we follow the next into the 90s illegal rave scene, where derelict warehouses and abandoned work spaces became home for a new-found community of music and dance.

Bringing together Clarke’s exceptional dancers, community male singers, brass musicians, archive footage, powerful rave soundscore and artwork by Jimmy Cauty of The KLF, WASTELAND dives head first into a gritty story of loss, hope, escapism and survival.

“Its stunning combination of movement, music and imagery makes for an unforgettable work of angry, emotional, celebratory, political dance" ★★★★★  The Herald on Sunday (Glasgow)  

 
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