BY GHENOA GELA
A FORCE MAJEURE PRODUCTION (AUSTRALIA) IN COLLABORATION WITH FRIDAY CREEATIONS AND AANMITAAGZI
October 3-5, 2019
As part of CAMINOS 2019, Native Earth presents award-winning Torres Strait Islander artist Ghenoa Gela. A thoughtful work infused with a sense of the past, Mura Buai (Everyone Everyone) explores strength, tradition and identity.
Mura Buai (Everyone Everyone) features Torres Strait Islander performers in collaboration with local Indigenous performers from Turtle Island, creating a captivating work that uses stories and movement inspired by traditional practices, contemporary dance and sport. From this playful choreographed-yet-improvised environment come relationships and meaning that shift and change depending on your perspective. This collaborative journey begins at the Big Medicine Studio to the National Arts Centre to Toronto for final showings at Aki Studio.
Running Time: 60 minutes
Thursday October 3 | 7:30 PM
Friday October 4 | 7:30 PM
Saturday October 5 | 7:30 PM
General | $20
Senior, Student, Arts Worker | $10
Mura Buai is produced by Force Majeure in collaboration with Friday Creeations and Aanmitaagzi, and supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, and the NSW Government through Create NSW.
One of Australia’s most celebrated arts companies, Force Majeure produced critically acclaimed dance theatre. Using its unique blend of storytelling and movement, the company creates award-winning works by exploring and questioning contemporary culture.
Founded by Anishinaabekwe dance artist Christine Friday, Friday Creeations is a film and stage production company which combines traditional and contemporary dance elements.
Aanmitaagzi is an Indigenous multi-disciplinary artist-run company based in Nipissing First Nation, committed to fostering a vibrant arts community through projects that promote well-being, strengthen land relationships, and incorporate intergenerational approaches.