Drishti (Sanskrit: 'Gaze') looks at our shifting perspectives under lockdown. Unable to fully experience the outside world, we are limited to witnessing it from a distance - looking out from a window or onto a screen - while developing hyperawareness of our hands.
Mohini Sharma provides the score to this experimental work by classical Indian dancers Govind Pillai and Raina Peterson as they explore their experiences of disembodiment and surveillance under lockdown, and their attempts at reconnection.
Please Note: Performances on Tuesday 17 and Friday 20 November are Audio Described. Audio description enhances the online experience for people who are blind or have low vision by providing audio narration for what is happening on screen. This narration is embedded into the online presentation and will be experienced by all audience members. Please keep this in mind when booking an audio described session.
Warning: Contains potentially triggering content or themes, including COVID-19/Coronavirus
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