Zachary Lopez

“…so then I don’t have to rely on the dancers ethnicity to provide answers for my questions around ethnicity.”

Zachary Lopez

Zachary Lopez is a performer and choreographer. He explores the duality between his identities to understand cultural lineage and nationality within his practice. We talk about;

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Alice Weber

“to find a shared language that doesn’t rest on a shared technique or visual reference but is produced together with someone, with people, with yourself, and your environment.”

Alice Weber

Alice Weber is a dance artist working with choreography, performance and discursive outputs. Using and misusing her various training backgrounds across ballet, somatic practice and critical dance studies, Alice’s work considers contemporary embodiments and intimacies, through questions of agency and desire. We talk about:

  • “problematize through exaggeration” – Alice Weber
  • beauty capital
  • having baggage
  • work – dream cellscapes
  • intimacy across distance
  • desire
  • clarity
  • entanglement of how things look and feel
  • work – solo for a body
  • aesthetic and kinesthetic
  • somatic vs touch
  • inspiration
  • marxist critique of capitalism
  • moving slowly

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Reina Takeuchi

“to reconcile the disjointedness we feel as people that are within asia but are not asian”

Reina Takeuchi

Reina Takeuchi is an Australian-Japanese artist-researcher interested in interdisciplinary collaboration and facilitating embodied experiences of contemporary art, we cover:

  • legacy
  • art in institutions
  • not being a “curator” or “choreographer”
  • embarking on a phD
  • being in a triad
  • presenting at MCA – Holding Lightness – Music by: thomas.gray.and.liam.ebbs
  • identity in art making
  • work – Between Oceans

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