Murmur 2.0 — Aakash Odedra Company

Performance

WHEN November 11, 2020
8pm WHERE Online Part of "Off the Stage Events" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

The acclaimed UK-based dancer Aakash Odedra explores his own childhood struggles through a nexus of light, sound, design, and movement.

Revisiting the Middle East premiere of this work, presented during The Arts Center’s first season in February 2016, this performance was filmed at The Place in London.

Set to an evocative score by Nicki Wells, Murmur 2.0 reveals the tension that exists between the rational world that we live in and the richness of our imagination. It explores Aakash’s battles with dyslexia and how the world around him responded to his perceived disability. The piece examines how the misconceptions of dyslexia can be revealed through visual design, light, sound, and movement.

Live Q&A
The streamed performance will be followed by a live Q&A. Aakash Odedra discusses the process and creation of the work. The panel will also answer questions posted by the audience.

Related Events

#JeSuis

An ensemble work choreographed by Aakash Odedra exploring the relevance of a life in conflict, originally commissioned by The Arts Center.

Join our events mailing lists

Always be the first to know about what's going on in our community. Sign up for one of our newsletters and receive information on a wide variety of events such as exhibition, lectures, films, art performances, discussions and conferences.

Join The Arts Center events mailing list Join The Institute events mailing list Join The Art Gallery events mailing list Join The StartAD events mailing list