“the physical, the somatic, the perceptual practise of moving switches something else on in the imagination.”Nikki Heywood
Nikki Heywood is a Sydney-based interdisciplinary artist working across dance, performance, writing and live art. Nikki’s practice includes devising, direction and choreography as a solo performer, in collective creation and collaboratively generated projects, running skills based workshops for students and emerging practitioners, assisting the creative process of others as a mentor and dramaturg. Co-curator of regular platforms for improvised performance Rushing for the Sloth and Whip It in Sydney for over a decade. As 2005 Recipient of Rex Cramphorn Scholarship (NSW Ministry of the Arts) Nikki undertook research of collaborative performance practice in Europe and Australia and intensive workshop with Goat Island Company of Chicago in Cork, Ireland.
- Broadcasting into the oblivion
- extended choreography
- translating a score onto paper
- creating the big bang
- intimate performed experience