Monday, 31 August 2009
Concord and A Black Joy
According to Jacques Barzun, 'Art distils sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in memorable form - or else it is not art.'
Must be why I head to Melbourne every once in while, to savour some of that distillation in one flavour or another. Enjoyed Concord, a contemporary ballet performance last weekend, which made Barzun's quote particularly apt. Many of the images created by the Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato in Por Vos Muero are still floating around in my head.
It's all grist to the mill... or over at the Factory of the Imagination.
Thought I might also plug A Black Joy today, which will be showing in that fine city soon, and because I'm delighted to know one of the cast. Also because I like the magazine spoof that's doing some catchy promo work for it. So, if you're in Melbourne between 24th September and 4th October, and you enjoy a good black comedy...
Posted by Paul Burman at 16:53