Performance: Flooded with ICE/Hell Fire Can’t Scorch Me
Korean-Canadian visual artist Zadie Xa presented a performance exploring a dystopian feminist future through the eyes of a young protagonist.
Bringing together live storytellers, dancers and musicians, Flooded with ICE/Hell Fire Can’t Scorch Me leads the audience into a distant galaxy of shape-shifting and magic. Produced in collaboration with writer Taylor Le Melle and performers Jihye Kim, Jane Chan and Nam Yoon Kim.
Zadie Xa is a London-based artist whose work explores hybrid identities, desire and fantasy through performance, painting, video and textiles. Recent exhibitions and performances include: HOMEBOY 3030: Return the Tiger 2 the Mountain, Union Pacific, London, 2018(solo); Iridezcent Interludez for Do Disturb 2018 performance festival, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2018; Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive, Korean Cultural Centre, London, 2017
Percussion: Jihye Kim
Performers: Jane Chan, Namyoon Kim, Zadie Xa
Choreography by Jane Chan and Namyoon Kim
Text by Zadie Xa with excerpts from Taylor Le Melle’s “Fishscales” 2018
SPILL Festival of Performance
Chilean National Museum