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KIM THOMPSON & JIMI CABEZA DE VACA – High Fantasy
October 27, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm$15.00 - $20.00
Inspired by the magical time of the season, High Fantasy is a carefully choreographed passage through a dreamy landscape of shifting scenery, feelings, and characters. Dancers embody the balance of space, the poetics of dualities and the distortion of time. They are accompanied by a modern chamber orchestra along with elements of installation, visual projection, and theatre.
“This world, is not our world.”
Kim Thompson and Jimi Cabeza de Vaca have been creating dance and music performances in Los Angeles together for the past decade. Their work has been produced at venues such as REDCAT, Machine Project, HM 157, Las Cienegas Projects, Rubel Castle, Club Salome (NY), the Architecture and Design Museum LA, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, the ASTO Museum, Pehrspace, and Echo Curio among other art galleries, clubs and experimental venues. Kim holds her BFA from California Institute of the Arts and was a company member of LA Contemporary Dance Company among others. Jimi is a multi instrumentalist and has toured the United States and Europe. He received his BA in Ethnomusicology from UCLA and his MFA from California Institute of the Arts in Guitar. Among his many projects, Jimi is at the helm of the Cabeza de Vaca Orchestra who have set live scores to silent films across the city.