Thursday,Friday & Saturday at 8pm / Sunday at 7pm October 6 – 9, 2011
Northerly Island Visitor Center,1400 S. Lynn White Drive, Chicago
Tickets are $17/$12 Students. Bicyclists receive the $10 discount price – bring your helmet as proof.
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Patriotism and perversity are confused and conflated as six performers, a live musician, and over fifty sculptural objects lead audience members on a roaming performance through one of Chicago’s best kept secrets, Northerly Island. Combining text, dance, puppetry and sculpture, The Victory Project creates sweeping worlds and strange interactions between moving bodies, sonic objects, and historical propaganda — dismantling the female body in war.
Featuring movement Joy Davis, Silvita Diaz-Brown, Suzy Grant, Karen Faith, Melissa McNamara and Erica Mott developed through intensive research and training in Mott’s unique interdisciplinary methodology.
Chicago composer Ryan Ingebritsen adds a shifting soundscape generated directly from the dancers’ movement and mixed live.
“My choreography highlights the curious body in unusual and often transformational moments, allowing a journey into an ever-evolving landscape for the viewer. Sometimes warped, often political and irreverent this world invites the spectator the re-view and re-envision their own environment,” – Erica Mott.
The Victory Project is supported by a generous grant from Chicago Dance Makers Forum through their Lab Artist Fellowship Program, The Illinois Arts Council Individual Projects Grant, the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, generous individuals and is in partnership with the Chicago Park District.
Getting to Northerly Island
CTA bus line #146 (Marine-Michigan), CTA Red/ Orange/ Green Line to Roosevelt & State Station. Parking available in the north parking Lot. Bike rack also available.