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SUPERNATURE

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12 - 14 March 2021

Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide

World Premiere

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Presented as a part of the Adelaide Festival, and following on from The Beginning of NatureNorth/South and The Circadian CycleSupernature is the next work in Garry Stewart’s award-winning ‘Nature Series’, his choreographic investigation into the rhythms, cycles and movement of the natural world.

Eschewing dystopian depictions of nature, the overarching tone of Supernature is one of awe and wonder. It reflects on the unceasing and audacious creativity of nature. Conjuring up an otherworldly space, the stage becomes host to the interplay between the evolution of the human body and the natural world.

Supernature references ideas on ‘transhumanism’ as a springboard into contemporary mythologies around the potential future of our species. Stewart decentres the stability of the Vitruvian man and our perception of what it means to be ‘human’ by collapsing the divide between the anthropomorphic and zoomorphic. In the age of the Anthropocene, Supernature manifests as a surreal, important and ultimately awe-inspiring depiction of the relationship between humans and our natural surrounds.

[Watch the trailer for Supernature here]

Supernature was co-commissioned with the generous assistance of the Art Gallery of South Australia for the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, and is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus1, Jane McMahon, Nunn Dimos Foundation, Sarah Rohrsheim, and ADT’s Super Circle and Super Supporters. ADT acknowledges the support of the Jacob’s Pillow residency programme, Pillow Lab, in the development of Supernature

Convergence

04 - 08 May 2021

The Odeon, Norwood

A season of new short works from local and international artists, including ADT’s 2021 Associate Artist, Adrianne Semmens, and the three most recent winners of the Hannover Choreographic Competition. 

Objekt

02 - 05 September 2021

Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre

Objekt explores the objectification of humans, blurring the borders between visual arts and dance. Created with the acclaimed tanzmainz from Germany, Objekt plays with our perception and makes us see the human body in compelling ways that are unique, arresting and, at times, confronting.

THE MAELSTROM

25 - 27 November 2021

Garry’s second world premiere for 2021, The Maelstrom will be an allegory for our times as humans confront extreme forces of nature.

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