Victory Over the Moon

Victory Over the Moon

Nana Biluš Abaffy

About the work

Victory Over the Moon is a dance around the visions that arise in moments of crisis, when time seems to move differently – either speeding up or slowing down in unexpected ways.

Three bodies anatomize the dreams and delusions that manifest out of necessity and move into focus, like a jackpot that decisively leaps out of a bank of thousands of other memories.

In this new experimental choreographic work, co-commissioned by Next Wave and Chunky Move, Nana Biluš Abaffy and long-term collaborators Milo Love and Geoffrey Watson create a world of embodied imaginaries you are going to remember.

But whatever you do, don’t press the red button.

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About the artist

Nana Biluš Abaffy is an artist with a background in philosophy and a foreground in experimental performance and dance. She is interested in the pursuit of knowledge through embodiment and wants to know what her body is looking for.

Nana Biluš Abaffy, Milo Love and Geoffrey Watson have worked together across different projects for nearly 10 years including 2018 Keir Choreographic Award Finalist Post Reality Vision (**** The Age).

“A vision from beyond chaos – Nana Biluš Abaffy stands out among peers for making movement-based pieces that draw chiefly from experimental theatre.The Age

 

 

World Premiere Season
Chunky Move Studios
Tues 26 July, 7:30pm (Preview)
Wed 27 July, 7:30pm
Thurs 28 July, 7:30pm
Fri 29 July, 7:30pm
Sat 30 July, 3:00pm (Auslan interpreted & post-show Q&A)
Sat 30 July, 8:00pm

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Join the artists after the Saturday 30 July 3pm performance for a Q&A session.

Presented by Chunky Move
Co-commissioned by Next Wave and Chunky Move

Creative Team

Choreography: Nana Biluš Abaffy

Performance: Nana Biluš Abaffy, Milo Love and Geoffrey Watson

Visual Design: Nana Biluš Abaffy

Set Construction: Nana Biluš Abaffy, Milo Love, Geoffrey Watson and Darcey Bella Arnold

Costumes: Nana Biluš Abaffy and Geoffrey Watson

Access Information

Chunky Move is fully wheelchair accessible, with a wheelchair accessible bathroom.

The session at 3:00PM on Saturday 30 July will have an Auslan interpreter (Nay King) for the minimal spoken elements, as well as in the foyer for 30 minutes prior to the performance and at the post-show Q&A.

Please advise of access requirements upon booking.

Content Warnings

This event may contain partial nudity.

Acknowledgements

Victory Over the Moon is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, the Besen Family Foundation and Lucy Guerin Inc.

Thank you to Annabelle Balharry, Lindsay Cox, Aya Hatano and Tim Stone.

Image by Jeff Busby