Jasmin Lee Sheppard

“You carry your emotions in your body… and dancers are some of the most generous artists I think that exist in what we are able to give and that should never be taken for granted.” – Jasmin Lee Sheppard

 

“It (the journey a dancer has to go on in a performance) can be cathartic but I don’t want it to be traumatic” – Jasmin Lee Sheppard

 

“How to make a political statement but not at the expense of the dancers wellbeing” – Jasmin Lee Sheppard

 

Jasmin Lee Sheppard is a dancer and choreographer.

 

We talk about her works and efforts as an independent artist, bringing alive important stories from the past that re-contextualise our current day. And being aware of those who have come before you. We also focus on building community, taking care when being a choreographer, the minority experience.

 

 

 

 

 

links:

  • https://www.bangarra.com.au/about/person/jasmin-sheppard
  • http://www.danceaustralia.com.au/news/jasmin-sheppard
  • https://www.broadsheet.com.au/national/entertainment/article/creating-dance-science-and-secret-history
  • https://dancemagazine.com.au/tag/jasmin-sheppard/
  • https://www.form.org.au/does-anyone-really-call-themselves-a-choreographer-anymore/
  • https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2017/07/04/our-history-danced-our-way-bennelongs-story-told-bangarra
  • https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2015/11/26/story-behind-ochres-dancer-feature
  • http://c-a-c.com.au/bangarra-dance-theatre-presents-macq/
  • https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/dancer-jasmin-shepherd-in-step-with-her-role-in-bangarra-dance-theatres-production-of-patyegarang/news-story/c053442dad615c9a623479c881ac98a9

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TheMattmosphere

Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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