Event Title

Groundswell: A site-specific dance for the Ballona Freshwater Marsh

Event Type

Event

Location

Ballona Wetlands

Start Date

2-11-2006 8:00 AM

Description

A truly unique experience, this outdoor performance, created by choreographer Kristen Smiarowski in collaboration with composer Robert Een, draws attention through dance and music to the unique geography and habitat of the freshwater marsh, a 26-acre site in the Ballona Wetlands, located just west of LMU. The marsh’s rich history raises a complex set of ecological, political and economic issues. The performance creates layers of images that illuminate the underlying tensions between human and environmental needs.

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Nov 2nd, 8:00 AM

Groundswell: A site-specific dance for the Ballona Freshwater Marsh

Ballona Wetlands

A truly unique experience, this outdoor performance, created by choreographer Kristen Smiarowski in collaboration with composer Robert Een, draws attention through dance and music to the unique geography and habitat of the freshwater marsh, a 26-acre site in the Ballona Wetlands, located just west of LMU. The marsh’s rich history raises a complex set of ecological, political and economic issues. The performance creates layers of images that illuminate the underlying tensions between human and environmental needs.