Classic breakdancing: David Elsewhere dancing to Autechre’s Eutow.
This weekend Sadler’s Wells in Islington is hosting the incredible Breakin’ Convention 2012. Many of the most prestigious breakers and crews in the world are coming to London from as far a field as America, Germany, France and Spain with new work created specifically for the event. Here we preview some of the artists who will be performing as well as looking back at some legendary breakers. Curated by Sadler’s Wells Fellow Artist Jonzi D. Tickets are going fast but can still be purchased:
1 Day Seated Ticket: £20 Standing ticket: £15 Ticket office: 0844 412 4300 www.sadlerswells.com
Look out from performances from Storyboard P from NYC who comes to Breakin’ Convention and the UK for the first time. Known for making his own ‘mutation’ style of movement, he also creates and performs in short experimental dance videos, including the video for The Bullits Close Your Eyes video, directed by world renowned photographer Marc Baptiste. Also, the fluid and powerful lines of Clash 66, whose work is very musical.
Clash 66 (From France and Korea)
Finally some classic clips to enjoy: