Autobiography | Company Wayne McGregor
Trinity Laban

From 26/01/2018 19h30 to 27/01/2018 21h30

Timezone : London

Laban Building
Laban Building, Creekside, Deptford
SE8 3DZ London
United Kingdom
Don't miss Company Wayne McGregor performing Autobiography at Laban Theatre!
What does it mean to write your own life-story? For twenty-five years, Wayne McGregor has been making choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body, moving intelligently in space and time. His practice has been far-reaching and sought out collaborators from a diverse range of artistic and scientific fields to investigate the nature of embodied cognition.
Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, as he embarks on a cycle of choreographic portraits illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. The first of these studies, Autobiography, is an abstract meditation on aspects of self, life, writing, refracting both remembered pasts and speculative futures.
Palimpsesting McGregor’s choreographic imprint over personal memoir and genetic code in a continuous re-imagining, Autobiography unfolds uniquely for each and every performance. Life, writing itself anew.
Autobiography marks the first piece McGregor will create in his own recently opened space, Studio Wayne McGregor. Located in the heart of technology and media centre Here East, the space embodies McGregor’s life-long interest in research and collaboration with science and technology research, and will be his centre for experimental creative projects in biology and genetics, AI, VR and new technologies.
Laban Theatre
£18 (£14)