Distances

Ashley Chen

With Distances, choreographer Ashley Chen tackles a subject that is uncannily relevant today: what distances naturally govern our social interactions?

Ten anonymous dancers (whose faces are covered with scarves) constantly move with boundless energy, putting group dynamics to the test. Using the concept of proxemics (the study of social distances and inter-individual relationships), Ashley Chen composes and decomposes a crowd of characters and situations in perpetual motion.

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