New London Architecture

CLOSED: Urban Bodies

Start: 16 August 2019 - 09:00
End: 29 February 2020 - 17:00

80 Basinghall St, London EC2V 5AR, UK

Urban Bodies is a documentation of the imaginative, immersive performance Willi Dorner brought to the City as part of the London Festival of Architecture in June. 

Dorner’s group of brightly dressed dancers, performers and free runners from London travelled through the City from Principal Place to the Barbican, creating a moving chain of temporary physical interventions and contortions. This exhibition documents their incredible journey in which the troupe intertwined and stacked their bodies in doorways, arches, alcoves, alley ways and gaps in public buildings, exploring the relationship between bodies and urban space.

Curators: Szandra Mile / Benjamin O’Connor / Amy Till
Concept, choreography: Willi Dorner
Photography: Lisa Rastl
Film: Jon Fairey
Design: Ivo Alvarez Design
Print: Absolute

Supported by Brookfield Properties, Culture Mile and the City of London Corporation

Culture Mile is a corner of London’s working capital, where creativity is fast becoming the most valuable currency. The Barbican, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of London, together with the City of London Corporation, are leading the animation of the whole neighbourhood with imaginative collaborations and events. Culture Mile brings commerce and culture together in a wealth of creativity.

Brookfield Properties develops and manages premier real estate with a focus on maximizing the tenant experience in addition to the investment and operational performance of their properties. They focus on integrating leading-edge real estate technologies which enables them to remain at the forefront of innovation and sustainability – benefiting not only tenants, residents and business partners, but the community.

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