Siobhan Davies and Matthias Sperling respond to ‘Shadow Spans’ at The Whitechapel Gallery

Image courtesy The Whitechapel Gallery

From 2-20 March 2011, the dance artist Matthias Sperling and choreographer Siobhan Davies will present a new performance in response to Claire Barclay’s installation Shadow Spans. The dance piece is performed within the work over fours hours a day for a period of three weeks. Davies and Sperling concentrated on finding simple movements that need a complex collection of decisions to make each movement work and be noticed.

There is also a talk on 10th March, 8 pm, where Siobhan and Matthias will discuss the genesis and development of this response to The Bloomberg Commission: Claire Barclay: Shadow Spans —