Their recent work in progress performance at DNA Choreolab combined elements of dance, martial arts, Korean folk music and experimental sound design with readings from Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s text, Dictee.
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These works bring into light other dimensions of Cha previously unseen. As one reviewer noted “there is also snarky humor, pop-cultural observation, and an (almost) unveiled eroticism.”
Zorn conceived the piece as a gut (굿), a traditional Korean shamanistic ritual. His tribute to Cha is an intricate composition involving five musicians playing various instruments with spoken word theatrics in French, Korean and English and atmospheric sound effects.