Nat Cursio

“what i do, what does it do for other people? (and is that enough?)” NC
“do you really need to make a show about that” NC
“if you’re a more intelligent community that you can be a better advocate to beyond the community” NC
“there’s so much to be done, i’m excited” NC
Nat Cursio is a choreographer and artist based in Melbourne. We speak about:
why it’s called wombat radio
mid-life crisis
where is the wisdom
having other things in life beyond dance
is contemporary art only ever colonising new things?
does contemporary practise have anything?
spending time together without talking
physical endeavours being humbling
shaping relationship to self
climate and environmental science
non-exclusive definition
new knowledge systems
artistic practise or social practise
constructs can be leveraged by context
“what are digressions really?” MC
where am i needed?
at what point are we abandoning our own culture?
30 years in the past and the future
getting better at dialogue
heavy handed authorship
hierarchy of words against movement
spending more time with animals and what is knowing to them?
education and indoctrination
movement system as a knowledge system
shared events
normal and taboo
other references:
To Write workshop by Hanna Mathews at ACCA
the Reverse Mentoring project
Clubsport 16
Critnic – initiated by Nat Cursio
John Newtans – Rusdan College
rubix cube:
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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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