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침묵 Silence, A Day at the Temple — at Asia House

An interesting day of dance, tea and meditation at Asia House:

침묵 Silence, A Day at the Temple

Monday 13 July 2015, 12:00 – 8:30pm
Asia House | 63 New Cavendish Street | London W1G 7LP
Admission free but registration required: register here.

Join us to recreate a day in a temple with performances by award-winning Korean dancer Nayoung Kim, of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, Pina Bausch Company and Asia House’s former artist/choreographer in residence Yong Min Cho. Silence will give participants the oppportunity to take a break from everyday, drink tea and interact with the dancers, whilst exploring the interrelationship between meditation, silence and sound.

Yong Min Cho (UK/South Korea/Italy)

Yong Min Cho began his dance studies at the Italian dance theatre school founded by Paolo Grassi, Piccolo Teatro, in Milan. After three years of training in Milan he moved to Venice to join the Academia Isola Danza, where he worked with the renowned American contemporary dance choreographer Carolyn Carlson and as a dancer at the Centro Teatrale di Ricerca Venezia. Since 2005, he has been living and working in London whilst touring in Italy and South Korea. During 2014 he was artist/choreographer in residence at Asia house London, and performed Bridging Colours White.

Nayoung Kim (Korea/Germany)

After studying at the Sejong University in South Korea, Nayoung Kim went over to Germany to further her studies and in 1990 graduated at the Folkwang University in Essen Germany. After graduation until 1993 she worked as a dancer with Christina Horvath in the Theatre Kassel, Germany. Since then she’s danced in Folkwang Tanzania Studio in Essen, Germany under direction of Pina Baush. Since 1996 she has been a dancer with Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch company in Germany. Ceramics made by artists: Chang-Sook Lee, Se-Yong Lee, Jae-Jun Lee, Sung-Chul Kim.

This project is kindly supported by the Korean Cultural Centre UK, Jung Mok (Buddhist priest), Gallery LVS and Art One Space.

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