Hsiao Tzu Tien – 田孝慈 – is a choreographer, dancer and performer Born in 1984 in Tainan, Taiwan, focusing her choreography research on human emotions shaped by time, history, culture and environment. We discuss;
Growing up in Tainan
How to choreograph
Collaborating with technology
Making the invisible, visible
Dancing as a verb – something to do.
What is the first dance step?
“How do we tune the intuition?” And make it relevant?
Dancing for each other vs the audience
Thinking and feeling
Making it safe to ask dancers to share themselves during collaboration
Building a belief in the piece
Digital as choreographic context
Collaborating with virtual currency via kinetic light sculpture
Fighting against the digital as a way to develop choreography
The things that we know that we don’t even know that we know.
Alisdair Macindoe is an independent multidisciplinary choreographer living on Woi Wurrung country (Melbourne, Australia). With an interest in extending the boundaries of choreographic practice, Alisdair’s work spans dance, sound, electronics, coding and text. Recent works have seen him explore automated dance and Artificial Intelligence; new technology for music expression; trans-humanism; waste and climate change and identity in the age of narcissism. We cover..