CGP London: Jonathan Baldock // Live Programme with Kokoro Dance

CGP London, London.

In celebration of Kokoro Dance’s collaboration with artist Jonathan Baldock in his current exhibition There’s No Place Like Home, CGP London are thrilled to host Vancouver’s Kokoro Dance for a series of special performances and partnerships across London this July.

Established in Vancouver in 1986, Kokoro Dance are one of the world’s leading butoh dance companies, touring their productions internationally, led by its founders Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi.

On 2, 7 and 8 July Kokoro Dance will perform amongst Jonathan’s sculptural installation Dilston Grove activating the works and inhabiting the former church with their strange created characters clothed in Jonathan’s costumes accompanied by live music from Luke Barton and Craig Swan.

Sunday 2 July, 4-5pm
Friday 7th July, 7-9pm
Saturday 8 July, 4-5pm

All performances at CGP London are free, but please RSVP to

Whilst in London Kokoro will also premiere their work ( ) for the first time in the UK at Bold Tendencies in Peckham on Tuesday 4 July, doors open at 6.30pm. This rare chance to witness Kokoro, having danced together for more than 30 years, will be combined with the opportunity to participate in a butoh dance workshop at Siobhan Davies Studios led by Jay and Barbara on Monday 3 July, 6.30-8.30pm

Kokoro Dance // Bold Tendencies, tickets £5 (concessions available)
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Butoh Dance Workshop // Siobhan Davies Studio, tickets £5 (concessions available)
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A limited amount of combined tickets (£7.50) are available for those who want to participate in the workshop on Monday 3 July and see the performance at Bold Tendencies the following evening

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23 June – 30 July 2017

The title of the exhibition Affect Bridge Age Regression refers to a technique used in hypnotherapy to associate recurrent bodily feelings back to its earliest memory – once brought back the recollection can be vivified. The exhibition further explores Leckey’s childhood memory of a motorway bridge, a recurring presence in his recent work, including the 2015 video Dream English Kid 1964 – 1999 AD.

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