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ACTS OF HOLDING DANCE
Acts of Holding Dance was heavily
inspired by the academic writings of researchers Andre Lepecki and Anne
McDonald who articulate the efficiency of dance as a communicator of
mourning and loss through its ephemeral experience. Therefore, the
stylistic intentions of capturing the dance that has passed in a
‘script-like’ manner emphasizes the fleetingness of time felt through
in the work are five breakers from the 143 breakdancing community,
Rachael Gunn, Samuel Free, Ota Kohey, Mathew Tsang and Duc Hoang.
Although all are practitioners of breakdance, what is comparatively shown is
the individuality that each breakdancer holds
through the unique patterns and shapes they produce.
Artist: Wendy Yu
Location: Le Méridien, Naarm/Melbourne, Victoria
Consultancy & Acquisition: David Hagger
Commissioned for the launch of Le Méridien in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
Photography: David HaggerMarch 2023