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REVIEW: LET THERE BE LIGHT

The Diamondback reviews Light Moves, a dance and painting collaboration performed by the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.


By
Beena Raghavendran, The Diamondback

When multimedia artist Naomie Kremer's works demonstrating the interconnection between flowing texts in art were showcased at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art in 2001, she called the show Text Moves. When, in 2005, her set of paintings depicting animated visual art were exhibited in San Francisco, she called it Paint Moves.

So it's no surprise that when her team of artists working on postmodern choreographer Margaret Jenkins' new dance-and-painting collaboration was searching for a name for the project, Kremer suggested Light Moves as a placeholder.

The name stuck.

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Date of Publication: 
2/1/12