Specific Gravity Explores Experiences of Displacement Through Circus, Science, and Spoken Poetry - CircusTalk

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Specific Gravity Explores Experiences of Displacement Through Circus, Science, and Spoken Poetry

The Circus Collective of San Diego fuses contemporary circus with a social consciousness in its new project, which aims to raise awareness for displaced refugee by telling their stories through movement and spoken word. Archimedes’ principles of displacement, buoyancy, and specific gravity form a metaphorical framework to explore how persons forced out of their homeland overcome obstacles, adapt, and negotiate their identity.

Raw emotion, physicality, and authentic storytelling weave a compelling piece that celebrates courage, resilience, and our shared humanity. The performance includes the use of ground acrobatics, aerial arts (rope, silks, cube and lyra) and spoken word by refugee writers. This show is appropriate for all ages…

 

Link to the full article at Broadway World