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Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha: Dream Ritual performance

I suspect this performance could be one of the events of the year. Book early to ensure your seat. And, if you feel generous, contribute to their Crowdfunder campaign to secure a unique reward.

Dream Ritual

Created by Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha | In association with The Coronet Theatre
Print Room at The Coronet | 103 Notting Hill Gate | Kensington | London W11 3LB
Performance: Wednesday 3 July – Saturday 6 July 2019, 7:30pm
Main auditorium | £20, £18 | Buy tickets
Video exhibition: Wednesday 3 July – Saturday 6 July 2019, 6:30pm & 9:30pm
The Print Room | Free entry

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The Korean tradition of buying and selling dreams is the starting point for this ethereal dance and video performance.

Bongsu Park is a Korean artist whose dance video works have won international acclaim. Recently, she has been collecting the dreams of all kinds of people as inspiration for this unique live performance.

For Dream Ritual, Bongsu joins forces with an innovator of contemporary dance in Korea, Jinyeob Cha. Together, you will embark on a beautiful journey through the stages of sleep, and deep into subconscious.

Alongside the performance, a selection of Bongsu Park’s video works will be exhibited in The Print Room, continuing her exploration of dreams, mythologies and the cycle of life.

“… omens [such as dreams] are not only portents of what may happen in the future, but [also] the destiny which is predicted by the omen may be transferred to another person. Thus, destiny is not specific to a person but can be given over to another through an appropriate ceremony…”

– Myths and Legends from Korea – An Annotated Compendium of Ancient and Modern Materials, by James H Grayson


(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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