Sinuous, sinewy and transcendent: SandSong proves Bangarra is one of Australia's best dance companies
By Kate Maguire-Rosier, Honorary Associate, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, School of Literature, Art, and Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
Review: SandSong, directed and choreographed by Stephen Page and Frances Rings, Bangarra Dance Theatre
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SandSong opens in scratchy black and white images. An Australian coat of arms, colonial maps of the country deemed “Terra Nullius”, a placard with the text “Stop Black Deaths” flash and flicker against a soundscape echoing the same sense of static…
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- Tuesday, June 15, 2021