By Joel Bray
An installation weaving the dancing body with the digital image, reflecting on the endurance of Country. Speaking to the assurance that, in nature, one thing follows another. It always has and always will.
Giraru Galing Ganhagirri translates to “the wind will bring the rain” in the Wiradjuri language. It also speaks of the bringing together of the elements of air and water.
A sneak peek into the work was live-streamed on Saturday 22 August at 2pm.
A recording of this Showing is available to stream on demand via the Take Over! playlist on Youtube. Available for a strictly limited time, until Thursday 22 October.
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Joel Bray is a Melbourne-based dancer and performance-maker. A a proud Wiradjuri man, who trained at NAISDA and WAAPA, danced with companies in Europe and Israel and returned home to perform with CHUNKY MOVE. His works are intimate encounters, often in unorthodox spaces, in which audiences are invited in as co-storytellers in works engaging with Australian race relations and Queer issues. His award winning performances Biladurang and Daddy have toured to the Sydney, Auckland, Brisbane, Darwin, Midsumma and Dance Massive Festivals.
Header image by Pippa Samaya.