A visually stunning spectacle of propulsive dance, powerful live post-rock, and dazzling lighting.

In FRONTERA, choreographer Dana Gingras explores spaces of inclusion and exclusion, tackling borders as boundaries between the public and private realms. Animals of Distinction’s nine dancers — their bodies mapped in high resolution, their destinies unresolved — contend with the ideas of ‘a real or imaginary dividing line’ and the extreme limits of understanding.

United Visual Artists (UVA) creates a spectacular world of light. Paired with Fly Pan Am’s live, gripping, post-rock beats and field recordings by Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s Dave Bryant, they form a dynamic, visual conversation between choreography, architecture, and sound.

In an era of accelerated climate change, mass migration and corporate surveillance, the human body has never been rendered so visible, subject to increasingly invasive forms of oversight and processing. Increasingly, the border moves with the body, and seeks to organize and orchestrate its passage through the world. In the ever-advancing frontier of technology, what space remains for the unruly, ungovernable body?

In Collaboration with

Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels

Presented with the support of Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels.

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