APICC is proud to co-present All That We Hold as part of CHINATOWN: OUR FUTURE IS NOW! an outdoor showcase taking place at Portsmouth Square on May 30th, 2021 for the 24th annual United States of Asian America Festival: Forging Our Futures - SoMa & Chinatown.
APICC is also excited to showcase All That We Hold as part of the outdoor showcase at Kapwa Gardens in the SoMa on June 5, 2021 for USAAF 2021.
In an attempt to understand the complexities of their present, dance artists Audrey Thao Berger and Noah Wang are turning to their past— their ancestors, with whom they share lineage and cultural understandings, have generational experiences of their own that have defined them in profound ways. All That We Hold is the result of many intimate family interviews and conversations. The work explores the transformation from invisibility to radical visibility and shame to acceptance. These unearthed stories became the seeds of inspiration for embodied improvisation, movement material, and choreographic choices.
Audrey Thao Berger (@audrey.thao.berger)
Noah Wang (@noahphilborn)
Isaac Leahey-Leow (@rei_ayanami_415) - Graphic Design and Photography
Erik “Clyde Sapere” Debono (@erik.debono) - Music Production
ABOUT THE PRODUCING ARTIST
Audrey Thao Berger is a choreographer, dance artist, and movement-based teaching artist. After recently graduating from the London Contemporary Dance School, she is now working in arts administration with The Brooklyn Arts Exchange, teaching creative movement with Together in Dance, and continuing to create her own independent work. Audrey is honored to be a grantee of APICC’s 24th Annual United States of Asian America Festival.
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Two dancers in a Chinatown alley wearing red and black clothing. One male dancer is in a deep lounge with curved arms. The second female dancer is positioned next the first dancer. She is jumping with her legs crossed one in front of the other.
This event is occurring at both Portsmouth Square on May 30th and Kapwa Gardens on June 5.
Stay tuned for more info on how to register!
June 5, 2021 at 2pm - 8pm
745 Kearny Street between Clay Street and Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94108
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976 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103