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The impulse for The Wind in the Pines comes from an ongoing practice started in 2014 that the artists describe as “letting the ghosts come in the space of performance.” To develop this piece the artists will draw on Aoki’s Japanese heritage, family stories and memories to create text, animation, sound and an improvisational movement score to become, as she says, “a medium for the residue of family history.”

                                                                                        Shaina Cantino: Dancer

Ryan MacDonald: Sound, Animation, text                      Alice MacDonald: Dancer

Aretha Aoki: Choreography, text                                    Christopher Akerland: Lighting

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