Yung Lung

Yung Lung

  • 3–5 June 2021
  • Festival Hall
    300 Dudley St
    West Melbourne VIC 3003

  • Recommended for ages 18+, strobe effects, loud music, adult themes, haze, includes video content which some viewers may find distressing

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Stomping on history while raving to a new dawn. A dance for the information age.

Over 500 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Different generations of humanity sink or swim in a sea of knowledge, false narratives, dog memes and viral dances. Our fleshy bodies can’t possibly process it all.

Yung Lung is a rave on Mount Olympus from Chunky Move — one of Australia’s leading contemporary dance companies for more than 25 years — and a host of collaborators from the worlds of music, design and art.

Dancers stomp on a god-like effigy by artist Callum Morton, as a barrage of online imagery manipulated by music video director Kris Moyes rains down. Sweat soaks through Perks & Mini-designed club regalia as Bosco Shaw’s lighting pulsates to the bass-heavy soundtrack of Melbourne techno experimentalist Chiara Kickdrum.

Yung Lung is a techno treatise and party prophecy in a Melbourne venue, to be announced soon. Divinity meets the dancefloor.

This event is part of RISING Melbourne's new festival of the night. A surge of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of the city: 26 May – 6 June 2021.

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