Jan McNulty Posted January 28, 2013 Share Posted January 28, 2013 Northern BalletMedia Release24 January 2013 Paris debut for rising choreographic star Northern Ballet dancer turned choreographer Kenneth Tindall will be debuting a new work at thethe Musée d'Art Moderne in Paris in on 31 January, to launch a retrospective of the work ofcontemporary artist Linder Sterling. The short ballet has been created to form part of a new, dynamic performance work entitled TheUltimate Form – a fusion of dance, music, fashion, art, sculpture and landscape. This collaborationwith artist Linder Sterling, British fashion designer Pam Hogg, (who is designing for dance and formen for the first time), is performed by Northern Ballet dancers to a musical score by CinematicOrchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum. The Ultimate Form is a celebration of the work of Barbara Hepworth and will have its world premiereat The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire on Saturday 11 May 2013. The performance is part ofthe forthcoming Spring 2013 exhibitions at the gallery. From 16 February until 12 May 2013 TheHepworth Wakefield presents three exhibitions by artists Alice Channer, Jessica Jackson Hutchinsand Linder. Each artist has engaged with and referred to the legacy of Barbara Hepworth as part ofthe process of making new works for their exhibitions at the gallery. Light-boxes, collage, sculpturesmade from everyday objects and ambitious installations are just some of the diverse practicesemployed to explore various representations of the human body. Kenneth Tindall created his first choreography, Project #1, in 2011 for a choreographic workshopwhich saw dancers from both Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre turn their hands to dancemaking. Kenneth’s piece went on to win the Bundesjungendballett Production Prize at the 26thChoreography Competition in Hanover in 2012. Kenneth will be creating another new work for Northern Ballet’s Mixed Programme to be performedat the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in the Company’s Leeds home in June and will be working onnew piece for Ballet Central’s 2013 tour. Linder Sterling (b. 1954, Liverpool, UK) has been working with the principles of collage for over threedecades: from her two-dimensional work on the late 1970s iconic Buzzcocks posters and recordsleeves, to more recent collages presented in light-boxes. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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