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무악, Muak Muak Art Project BORA

#Contemporary Dance #Isang Yun #Contemporary Music #Muak

Hearing by movements, Seeing by sound.
Sound and movements exist only in time.
What is the true essence of dance and music?

Dance (Contemporary Dance)


<MUAK> is a piece inspired by the music with the same name by the composer Isang Yun. According to Isang Yun, in Western music the tunes are made up by the composer. But in Asian music the tune already exist and it is the composer’s role to simply find the tune. The dance and music are all pace of breath.

<MUAK> breaks down the boundaries present in dance and music by using physical force and filling the stage with movement as sound. The audience respond to these sounds, not as a spectator but as a listener, and the audience individually create their own narrative and dismantle the boundaries between the past and future, east and west, and music and dance.

However, <MUAK> begins from the point that the true essence of dance and music, no matter its form, will never change.

Promotion Information
· Director : Bora Kim
· Duration : 60mins / 20mins (PAMS Presentation)
· Stage size(W*D) : 12*11*7m
· Tour size(Performer+Staff) : 12 (Performers 8, Staffs 4)

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ⓒJinwoo Mok

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Art Project BORA

Art Project BORA is led by Kim Bora, who has emerged in recent years as Korea's most spotlighted choreographer. The group has seen significant growth with their performances both at home and abroad such as Japan, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Italy, Brazil, Uruguay and etc. Their continuous evolution helped them build up a repertoire of style and colors that remain unique to themselves. As a dance company, Art Project BORA defies the rigid constraints of logic and concepts, creating a feast of images and senses.
Founded on contemporary dance, we embrace different fields such as visual arts, films, performance art, music, and fashion. Our aim is to discover an expressive language that is one of a kind. It's a group that leads in the field of experimental work through the exchange of different genres.
Not only limit to having its performance in confined spaces such as theaters, it attempts to find varieties of methods to connect with the audience through breaking the barrier of genres and space concepts.
It has been active domestically in South Korea, as well as internationally, in countries such as Japan, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay and etc since 2008.

Choreography works <Somoo>, <Tail Language>, <A long talk to oneself>, <Thank you>, <Gaksi>, <Artificial Nature>, <Frankenstein>, <I'm not there>, <MUAK>, <공·空·Zero> - collaboration work with Marc Brew.


Performed by
Juryung Jung, Soyoung Choi, Hyeji Lee, Sori Baik, Seongryong Kang, Heejun Kim, Heeeun Jung, Junhwan Her

Jaeduk Kim


2019.10.6. SIDance2019
2018.11.29.-12.1 Seoul Namsangukakdang