Controlled Encounters with Mobile Architecture, series work #1
A walking tour with site-specific performance by Control Group Productions
NOTE: Due to the demands of the performance, we will offer 2 tours each performance day in Broomfield – at 6:15pm & 7:30pm. See you there!
We’re always leaving,
Always almost arriving;
Never finding home.
When we come untethered from place, we lose our traction on the earth. We float and drift, the still center of a world fracturing and flying around us.
neverhome is a rumination on the act of migration, the experience of displacement, and the impermanence of place in a volatile world. Through a framework of simple aesthetic gestures in movement, narration, music, and visual installation, the work takes audiences on a journey (literally) in pursuit of a new place where they can take root.
Without certainty of perspective or message, neverhome reflects gently on the Middle East refugee crisis, immigration across the southern border, our region’s history of westward expansion, and the effects of the Denver metro’s current torrent of emigration. It also incorporates imagery of bird migrations, wilderness travel, and the simple human companionship. Through crystaline moments of flying and floating, the journey embraces the experience of transience of both place and self.
neverhome is a walking tour of various areas in the Denver metro area. Each site brings a unique flavor and focus to the work, from urban gritty to bucolic placidity to youth-focused recreational area. Each route involves a ca. 3/4-mile walk along ADA compliant sidewalks and paths.
Presented as part of the 48 Hours of Socially Engaged Art & Conversation Summit, RedLine Gallery, Denver
Presented as part of the SCFD Showcase series
5pm at the Denver Botanic Gardens
August 18 & 19
Presented in partnership with the Broomfield Depot Museum, a division of the City & County of Broomfield; and the Friends of the Broomfield Depot Museum
Performances at 5pm, 6:15pm, & 7:30pm
Presented in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
For more information, please contact us!