|The Secrecy of Saints|
Outside of words/ alongside life/ up against you/ amidst love|
The Secrecy of Saints continues Bodies in Flight’s exploration of the power of the image: Gabriel confronting Mary in the Annunciation, that face-to-face encounter through which all performance and thence all living is articulated. It emerges out of the company’s opera collaboration - Who By Fire – with the band Angel Tech and prefigures its new work with three visual artists – an animator, a painter and a photographer. Using both live camera and music, two performers dwell in the instant of mutual recognition when-where that singular face appears out of the crowd and life is never the same again.
The Secrecy of Saints is supported by the Arts Council England, Arnolfini Associate Artists programme and The Choreographic Lab, The University of Northampton.