Victoria Hunt

Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka

Performance | Spectacle
  • Victoria Hunt in "Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka"/ Photo by Heidrun Löhr

Vancouver BC
January 31-2 février 2019
8:00 | 20:00

Presented by | Diffusé par: The Dance Centre (Scotiabank Dance Centre)
Presented by | Diffusé par: PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St.

Australian dance artist Victoria Hunt’s solo Copper Promises embodies the cultural and physical journey of Hinemihi – a female ancestor, but also a ceremonial meetinghouse connected with her own Maori cultural heritage: a carved ancestral house which was ‘acquired’ and transported to Britain after a devastating volcanic eruption in 1886. Hinemihi’s story is interwoven with Hunt’s own, tracing themes of reconnecting with family and culture, and learning from the land. Post-show artist talkback February 1. This performance includes loud sounds and moments of intense lighting effects.

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