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Catch Me: Upswing

Catch Me is an intimate and surprising take on age, race and gender from leading contemporary circus company Upswing. A duet – at a distance – between an older woman and younger man negotiating a tower of chairs while confronting literal and metaphorical barriers. Two bodies discover unexpected connections whilst never quite reaching each other.

Part installation and part performance – a poetic, contemplative yet joyful mix of dance, acrobatics and distanced companionship, Catch Me asks how we see each other and who we value.

Filmed for the Newham Unlocked online festival in August, this beautifully edited film of Catch Me brings the viewer into the heart of this intimate relationship.