Siobahn Davies Dance, Material Rearrange to be, Jeremy Millar

Siobhan Davies Dance presented an ambitious new performance installation comprising of multiple contributions by choreographers, visual artists and designers. Exploring our bodies' capacity to communicate, the work included performance, film projection, and sculptural objects that were presented as an ever-changing arrangement. Visitors entering Bluecoat’s ground floor galleries were immersed in a live environment that evolved around them. Artist Jeremy Millar provided a structure and concept for the work inspired by the practices of the art historian Aby Warburg. Warburg collected diverse images of human gestures and poses from different times and places, positioning them side by side to allow new relationships to emerge, and explore how meanings are constituted by the movement of imagery across time and space. material / rearranged / to / be also featured one of Bluecoat’s resident dancers Andrea Buckley, who has as part of Liverpool Improvisation Collective, has been based in their shared dance studio at Bluecoat for over ten years.