A human story of destruction and renewal.
Bold in its vision and deeply evocative, Lisa Wilson’s Lake literally floods the entire performance area to grapple with our fascination and our fear of water.
Serene. Calm. Haunting. Menacing. This work reflects on the journey of a relationship, evoking its path from sparkling reflection to murky depths; from intense beauty to chilling isolation, to utter wilderness and our deepest sense of our selves within the world. Lake beautifully plays with the light and depth of water, its innate movement and total stillness, to explore the primal undercurrents in human relationships in this visually stunning work.
Set on a stage in flood, Lake merges contemporary dance, video and sound to create an immersive experience with startling visual impact. Bruce McKinven’s stark and broody design and Wilson’s skillful and intimate choreography draw attention to the inherent qualities and contradictions of water.
“Incredible…I’ve never seen a dance piece like it….mesmerising”
Doug Kennedy , ABC Radio
Lake is part of Dance on Tour – a dance consortium established to continue to market, attract and build new audiences for dance throughout Australia.