Fires At The End Of The World - Tales Of The Selk'Nam

Where: The Gaiety, Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU
When: Wednesday 03 June 2020 at 8pm

Please secure your free entry ticket from our website or at the Gaiety ticket desk. Entrance will be by ticket only. This is a 'Pay What You Decide' event – so please pay what you decide, upon exit. All proceeds will be considered as a donation to the Gaiety.

The Gaiety is delighted to host a performance of this special arts project brought by Chilean artists financed by the Chilean Culture Minister. The project merges contemporary dance and music as a reimagination of the extinct tribe of the Selk'nam. Inspired by the Selk'nam mythology and the magnificence of the Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire) landscape, Chilean creators Vanessa Osses (choreography) and Manuel Figueroa-Bolvarán (music) offer an imaginative picture of their relation with both the terrenal and supernatural world. Two dancers on stage represent the masculine/feminine duality in which their many rituals (Hains) are developed. The story-telling tradition that allows us to hear their extinct voice is the main narrative from where we construct and observe our ancestral consciousness, inviting the audience into an immersive experience.

Cost £: Pay What You Decide

Further information

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Name: The Gaiety Box Office
Tel: 01292 288235

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