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Sunday 23 June 2019 Kelvingrove Park

Visual Statement

Visual Statement is a Glasgow dance company, based at East End arts venue The Bridge. They create productions, and offer a broad range of performance and a vibrant and uplifting focal point for the performing arts, dance in particular.

They will be performing  ‘Woman’s  World’ at Glasgow Mela, inspired by a Botswanan poem of the same name, which appears in the compilation River of Stories produced by the Commonwealth Education Trust . Using traditional Scottish contemporary dance and movement, and accompanied by Celtic music, song and narration, the dance interprets the women as they:

“collect water from the wells and rivers, talking ,laughing with oceans balanced on their head without a splash...”

Music and Gaelic song composed by William Jackson, entitled ‘Glasgow’

This performance is part of a trilogy which was recently performed for members of the Royal Family and Heads Of Commonwealth at Westminster Abbey.

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