by David Shearing
Sound composition by James Bulley
stage@leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
(16:00 / 17:30 / 19:00 / 20:30, 10–11 November 2017)
On sale: September 2017
Black Rock is a digital performance that explores the extraordinary desire of humans to move through mountains, to scale vertical walls and to seek new physical and intellectual heights.
The project climbs from two of Johnny Dawes’ first ascents in Snowdonia, to wider concepts of risk, vertigo, adventure, partnership and the physical boundaries between body and rock.
Direction & Design: David Shearing
Text: Claire Carter
Composition: James Bulley
Choreography: Carlos Pons Guerra
Digital Consultants: Invisible Flock
Dramaturge: Jonathan Pitches
Project Mentor: Louise Ann Wilson
Project Advisor: Henry Iddon
Climbing Mentor: Johnny Dawes
Performers: Ariadna Saltó Mestre, Marivi Da Silva
Technical Manager: Christopher Megginson
Design Assistant: Jonny Dowsett
Supported and funded by University of Leeds, Arts Council England and co-commissioned by Kendal Mountain Festival.
Image: Genny Bove