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Beyond Optimism – Performance Art

Beyond Optimism – Performance Art
8.00pm Friday 23rd Jan (Turbine Studio) – $30
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Atmospheric and moving, ‘Beyond Optimism’ features real-time painting by acclaimed Tibetan artist, Karma Phuntsok, performance poetry by Tibetan activist Sonam Lhamo and a collaborative score coordinated by Festival Director Tenzin Choegyal and featuring some of Brisbane’s finest musicians Shen Flindell on Tabla, Marchello Marcello Milani and Tenzin Choegyal of Tibet2Timbuk2 and Katherine Philp on Cello, Peter Hunt on Trumpet and Cye Wood on Violin. Inspired by the success of ‘The Tibet Effect’ at the Festival of Tibet, 2011, ‘Beyond Optimism’ will be a feast for the eyes, ears and intellect.