MENISCUS

GHOST AND JOHN
NEW MULTIMEDIA
ENSEMBLE WORK

 

Photo by Dominic Farlam

“Meniscus” is Ghost and John’s multimedia ensemble work drawing on the traumatic experience of witnessing horrific incidents unfold over screens. It is an immersive interactive event and a gentle outcry of urgency towards the socio-political instability of our times.    

 

An important piece of work that needs to be seen.” - Jane Chan, British-Hongkongese dance artist

The project sparks from the ongoing fight for freedom and basic human rights everywhere. Twenty-six artists across four continents gather and question what artists can do to face these urgent issues happening in every corner of this world. With digital technology, we invite the audience to get up close and investigate the happenings in our world. 

“Ambitious but meticulously-curated performance that successfully creates an immersive space for audiences to experience the political instability in Hong Kong.” - Sandra Lam, Independent Curator 

“These brought the experience of proximity to the performers to a whole new level, with none of the restrictions that normally apply to conventional performances. This was refreshing in a world generally tied down by rules and regulations... This was created as an interactive multimedia experience, and in this it more than succeeded.” - Nick Swyft, Mark Aspen Reviews

Related works:

Meniscus Going Online 2.0, an online interactive version of this production is presenting on 2-5 July 2021 with BUZZCUT, Glasgow Read more here.

A Bit About Meniscus, a reflective video about this production has been made with the support from Art Council England. 

Click here to watch the video.

July 2020

Studio Novo, Soho, London
(Delayed due to COVID-19)

 

29 Nov 2019

Rambert, Southbank, London

Premiere

1 Nov 2019

The Place, Euston, London

Directors, Concept and Choreographers: Ghost and John (HK)

Devising Performers:

Adele Diridollou (FR), Alina Sakko (FI), Anna Dunlop (CA), Annie Knobbs (UK), Claudia Silas (UK), Florencia Riverti (AR), Jim Scott-Berry (UK), Jocelyn Mah (CA), Keity Pook (EE), Lauren Waller (UK), Matt Bell (UK/IE), Pui Yung Shum (HK), Synne Lundesgaard (NO), Taylor Han (UK)

Production Manager and Light Design: Charles Webber (UK)

Original Music and Sound Track: Meitei 冥丁 (JP)

Videography on Projection: Michael Mui Ting Fai (HK)

Title Track: Luna Is A Bep (HK), Achun (MO) 

Costume: Anders Duckworth (UK/SE), Frances Morris (UK)

Illustration: Lau Kwong Shing (HK), Georgina Tsagka (GR)

Poster Photography and Design: Nhu Xuan Hua (FR)

Documentary Photography: Dominic Farlam (UK)

Documentary Videography: Eloïse Mavronicholas (UK), Jamie Buchanan (UK)

Mentoring: Eva Recacha (ES)

Technical Support: Imogen Harvey (UK), Giuliana Davolio (IT)

Production Support: The Place (UK), London Contemporary Dance School (UK)

Zine: Zine Coop (HK)

To know more about this work, please do not hesitate to contact us through info@ghostandjohn.art

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