29 Jun 2018 to 30 Jun 2018
Extracting contemporary gestural motif from Aboriginal archetypes, [Mis]conceive’s hip-hop, physical percussion and rhythmic cultural pattern is expressive and immediate.
Through the assertion of a continuous Aboriginal dance canon, the aesthetic rejects, reveals and re-educates modern (mis)-understandings of Indigeneity, [Mis]conceive argues that knowledge does not equal comprehension. Books are not their covers. One size does not fit all.
Kelly and his ensemble move with assured physicality in this high-energy work that pulses with humour, play and personal stories. Voice and body become pathways to traditional dance and song, as repetition and disguise make way for moments of discovery.
[Mis]conceive brings audiences through the past, to understand the present, and move forward into a better future.