BBC CSL: DANCING THE DISTANCE: FILM SCREENING AND IN CONVERSATION
What time is it? 11AM - 12PM
What's going on? BBC Contains Strong Language 2021
Guideline Audience Age Range: 14+
BBC Contains Strong Language 2021 is a partnership between the BBC, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Writing West Midlands and Nine Arches Press, and is supported by Arts Council England, the British Council, Creative Lives and Jerwood Arts.
How does distance, isolation and the body manifest in both words and movement? This unique project brings together poetry and contemporary dance in an innovative collaboration between Ascension Dance, led by choreographer and director Ashley Jordan, and poet Ian Humphreys, in exploring these themes. Watch the film, then hear Ashley and Ian discuss their work together and how both poem and performance took shape.