The Things I Carry was developed during the Migrant Bodies Project, an E.U.-sponsored choreographic project aimed at opening up a civic and artistic reflection on migrations and their cultural impact on European and Canadian societies. The piece premiered in Vancouver February 2014 and is touring currently.
My body is an archive of my experiences, my sensations, my history, my ancestors.
Lee Su-Feh explores these ideas through story-telling, song, movement and our electronic devices. Along the way, she creates a space that is part ceremony, part conference, part confessional. battery opera performance is a Vancouver-based company that supports the work and projects of Lee Su-Feh and David McIntosh. battery opera performance produces and initiates original performance works and multi-disciplinary actions and practice that Interrogate the contemporary body as a site of intersecting histories and habits. These box-defying projects take place in the theatre, on the streets, in hotel rooms and in print; across Canada and internationally.
Photo by Arctic Char
—Jay Hirabayashi, Vancouver International Dance Festival
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—Deborah Meyers, Vancouver Sun
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