Love Letters, a dance film by Chinese-born, Chicago-based artist Yuge Zhou with choreography by Hannah Santistevan and sound by Ori Zur, is projected onto the facade of the iconic Merchandise Mart nightly at 8:30 pm CT through Nov. 18 as part of the Art on theMART‘s fall program. Performed by Rebecca Huang and Joffrey Ballet dancer Xavier Nunez, Love Letters portrays a lively courtship dance between two urban dwellers making the journey towards a union amidst the labyrinth of a city. Love Letters at Art on theMART can be best viewed on the Chicago Riverwalk between Wells Street and Franklin Street, where accompanying audio can be experienced.
September 8 – November 18 | 8:30 & 8:48 PM CT
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Love Letters is presented in alignment with the City of Chicago’s 2022 Year of Chicago Dance.
(text & photo courtesy of the artist)