“Water in the Desert” is a multimedia/dance/music performance developed in residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center from 2011 - 2012.
The story line follows a fragmented and disillusioned people as they decide to search within themselves for answers they can't find without. They eventually realize that we're all a part of nature, even in the urban life. In the performance, dancers' movements make visuals in real time, as well as creating and controlling sound. Musicians improvise along with the sounds that the dancers are creating.
2012 Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Artist in Residency Program
Concept, dance/visual director: Kiori Kawai
Music composer/director, new media programming: Aaron Sherwood
Dance: Ching-I Chang, Kevin Ho, Masanori Asahara, Marjolayne Auger, Kiori Kawai
Voice: Amy Carrigan
Violine: Jason Kao Hwang
piano: Jesse Lynch
Photograph: Momo Nakayama