NextLOOK ft. Chao Tian: Unheard Sounds
Unheard Sounds is grounded in an exploration of immigrant artist's self-expression. It prompts cross-disciplinary creativity through improvisation and ensures a voice for the minority as well as an equitable hearing. This project is divided into two parts: monologue and dialogue, which will be represented by a collaboration between Chinese dulcimer virtuoso Chao Tian, dance artist and choreographer Shu-chen Cuff and award-winning world percussionist Tom Teasley.
This event is part of NextLOOK. Established in 2014 through a partnership between The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium, this program supports the development of new music, plays, dance and other experiences by performing artists based in DC, Maryland and Virginia who want to understand how their audience can become a creative partner. By removing logistical barriers and providing a sounding board for artists creating new work, NextLOOK invests in the regional DC/MD/VA arts ecology and creates an accessible, exploratory environment that connects intriguing artists with adventurous audiences. All performances are held at Joe’s Movement Emporium and are pay-what-you-wish.