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