In 2020, Hofesh Shechter is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his iconic masterpiece Political Mother with a powerful new version for Shechter II.
POLITICAL MOTHER UNPLUGGED will invoke the ferocity and spirit of the original in a new era and for a new generation of dancers, selected from the most inspiring young artists across the globe.
POLITICAL MOTHER UNPLUGGED will draw you into a world of raw emotion and intense sensations, driven by Shechter’s contagious tribal movement, a new landscape of digital, animated projections and the dancers’ extraordinary skill and honesty. Danced to a bespoke, new recording of Shechter’s music this will be a dance experience like no other.
★★★★★ ‘... as ambitious and as heads-down, hair-prickingly exhilarating as modern dance gets ...’ (Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, on Political Mother, 2010)
Additional Music: J.S. Bach, Cliff Martinez, Joni Mitchell, Giuseppe Verdi
On soundtrack: Christopher Allan (cello), Rebekah Allan (viola), Laura Anstee (cello), Nell Catchpole (viola), Tim Harries (double bass), Andrew Maddick (viola), Kai West (double bass), Yaron Engler (drums), Dom Goundar (drums), Joseph Ashwin (guitar), Joel Harries (guitar)
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