Gavin Webber (part1)

Gavin Webber is co-Artistic Director of THE FARM with Grayson Millwood, a company based on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Throughout his career Gavin has worked between Australia and Europe and directed theatre, dance, circus, film and installation.

 

we talk about:

  • breathing
  • the knifes edge of entertainment and realisation
  • being in the room
  • hitch hiking
  • talent
  • living in Germany
  • “define so that you may refine” MC
  • “what you leave out is as important as what you put in” GW
  • “it’s a danger that we all start to move in one certain way rather than finding something” GW

 

 

 

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Aaron (Projekt) Lim

Aaron (Projekt) Lim is a Bboy based in Darwin, Northern Territory. (You can catch him in Melbourne during the next few weeks as well)

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Hillary Goldsmith

Hillary Goldsmith is dancing for others and making her own dancing and films and adventures. We talk about:

 

  • spotify playlist – vibes
  • the show she’s in at the moment – Utterance
  • bodysurf – work
  • being at home in melbourne
  • friends and collegues
  • “a mostly light- hearted good time for all” HG
  • dragonball Z
  • VCA
  • european dance lineage
  • new york dance lineage
  • vimeo and making films

 

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Nasim Patel

Nasim Patel is dancing and making and writing and thinking his way through the VCA Dance undergraduate. We talk about his current efforts and influences, many of which can be watched here – Youtube playlist to all the goodies mentioned

 

 

 

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Kate Harman

Kate Harman is a dancer, performer, choreographer and collaborator who has created and performed in works within the realms of dance, theatre, circus, performative installation and in projects created with amateurs and young people.

 

We stole some moments (with her son Sam in the background) to discuss very broadly:

  • where dancing comes from
  • her show Depthless with Ben Ely
  • how to share responsibility for safety and creation
  • vibration (movement) emitting and translating them
  • being sensitive
  • how others frame our emotions for us
  • stimulation
  • being compelled
  • danced together
  • being a bag of chemicals
  • matt’s soloing project – dancing for pleasure
  • the subjectivity of time
  • trying really hard to listen

 

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Eilit Marom (part 2)

Eilit Marom is a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

we cover:

  • to come see – show
  • the body – how to be with it
  • learning how to be in the world, how to operate the system
  • “this is how i can do it in my own way even while they think i did it in my way”
  • when art is a mystery it becomes exclusive
  • “I give people the chance to connect to their bodies and connect to other peoples bodies” – EM
  • european art world english
  • not making a plan but know the core of the thing and follow that
  • “people think they are having the same conversation but they are not” EM
  • leaving space
  • institutions – “if we only pour ourselves into the structures that are already there…” we can become the structure
  • the people in power need us to tell them what we need
  • “change it if it’s not what we need” – EM
  • art being behind the times
  • how we work
  • adam and eve costumes

 

 

 

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Eilit Marom (part 1)

“if i get a bit longer eye contact, it’s such a powerful tool, it changes the dynamic of the room” – EM

Eilit Marom is a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

we cover:

  • people who cannot hide
  • experimenting with social norms
  • ones moving affecting the people one is talking to
  • sharing vulnerability to get connected
  • abuse to power of the stage
  • liquids of the body
  • performances being good in the same way
  • a tendency to get either depressed or anxious
  • living in israel vs netherlands
  • knowing what you don’t want but not knowing what you do want
  • strategy
  • fascination starts when you notice
  • thomas metzinger
  • “i guess it’s like choreography but more powerful” EM

 

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