SFIAF 2019, May 23 - June 2 - The Path to Democracy

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Tomoko Momiyama

Japan - New Work TBA (World Premiere)

Date and Time: Thursday May 23, 7:00pm; Saturday May 25, 3:30pm; Sunday May 26, 3:30pm
Duration: 60 minutes, no intermission
Location: Firehouse
Ticket Information:
Early Bird: $15
General Admission: $25
At the door: $28

An original site-specific work by Tomoko Momiyama, a composer and interdisciplinary artist from Japan. Inspired by conversations with Japanese-American and Native-American communities as well as specialists in different disciplines including seed science, migratory birds, and geology, the work explores the issues of home and diaspora identities in the Bay Area and beyond.

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Samudra Dance Creations / Jyotsna Vaidee

USA - Earth Speaks (World Premiere)

Date and Time: Saturday May 25, 5:30PM
Duration: 45 minutes, no intermission, Shared Program with Shambhavi's School of Kathak
Location: Cowell Theater
Ticket Information:
Early Bird: $15
General Admission: $25
At the door: $28

Earth Speaks is a dance-music production that explores humankind’s intricate physical, emotional and spiritual relationship to the EARTH (PRITHVI in sanskrit). When that connection, that umbilical cord is disturbed or even severed what happens to our being, our existence? The production incorporates indian mythology , greek mythology and contemporary stories to tell the story of Mother Earth in HER voice. Don’t miss the world premiere of “Earth Speaks” at the 2019 festival.

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Ledoh

USA & Burma - POOLREADY! (World Premiere)

Date and Time: Tuesday May 28, 8:00pm; Wednesday May 29, 8:00pm
Duration: 60 minutes, no intermission
Location: Gallery 308
Ticket Information:
Early Bird: $15
General Admission: $25
At the door: $28

POOLREADY!, choreographed by Salt Farm's founding artistic director Ledoh, explores the complexities of climate change, and the irony in the futility of individuals being able to act collectively in their self-interest and for the good of humanity. Ledoh's character is prepared for the next Noachian flood-at the ready, with floaties, snorkel and fins.

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Conspiracy of Venus

USA - The Sixth Extinction? Songs of Lament and Celebration

Date and Time: Sunday June 2, 2:00pm
Duration: 90 minutes, with intermission
Location: Chapel
Ticket Information:
Early Bird: $15
General Admission: $25
At the door: $28

Conspiracy of Venus women's vocal ensemble sings songs by Joni Mitchell, the Pixies and many others, and original compositions by Joyce Todd McBride.

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Chirgilchin with Yuliyana Krivoshapkina

Republic of Tuva - In Concert

Date and Time: Friday May 24, 7:00pm
Duration: 60 minutes, no intermission
Location: Gallery 308
Ticket Information:
Early Bird: $15
General Admission: $25
Reserved Table Seating: $30, $35
At the door: $28 - $38

Khomus master Yuliyana Krivoshapkina will present the traditional music of the Sakha Republic, drawing on the wisdom and traditions of the Yakut people to portray the timeless relationship between humankind, nature and the universe. Following, world-renowned throat singing ensemble Chirgilchin performs folk music from the Republic of Tuva.

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