Cursive II

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

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  • dance
  • 66 Mins

Cursive II is a masterpiece by Lin Hwai-min, choreographer of the highly acclaimed Moon Water and Bamboo Dream.

Inspired by the aesthetics of Chinese calligraphy, this work is both commanding and seductive. The dancers from Cloud Gate Dance Company, trained in meditation, Chi-Kung, and martial arts, are spellbinding with movements, fierce as striking thunder or soft as flowing ink on rice paper.

The captivating energy is further enhanced by the music of John Cage, while the blown-up images of ice crackles from Sung porcelain shimmer with delicate beauty. This production, exquisitely filmed by dance expert Ross MacGibbon, captures the meditative aura of the dance.

Cast & Crew

Yang I-chun, Wen Ching-ching, Tang Kuo-feng, Cheng Tsung-lung, Lin Tzu-chu, Chiu I-wen, (Director), (Choreographer), Lin Chia-liang, Reiner Moritz (Producer)