FLAM CHEN returns to the magical futuristic site, ARCOSANTI for a one night only performance of RITES OV SPRING.
‘This is the assembly of life that it took a billion years to evolve, It has eaten the storms–folded them into its genes–and created the world that created us. It holds the world steady.” E.O. Wilson
RITES OV SPRING has been a repertoire piece for FLAM CHEN since 2000. Partial homage to Martha Graham fused with the fascination of microscopic bugs life-
RITES OV SPRING is ever changing, always relevant and completely at home inside the organic structures of Paolo Soleri. Rites OV Spring explores the inner workings of the hive and the tension of those structures. Incorporating aerial acrobatics, fire dancing and other worldly stilt creatures—WE witness the death of the old queen and the founding of a new colony.