Rhiannon Newton – Ep 34

“it kinda feels like you’re watching the past a little bit” RN

Rhiannon Newton is a dance artist with an independent choreography and performance practice. We talk about:

-the premise of a performance
-experience in Avingnon
-what dance can do (in the world)
-social cues
-the spread of hiphop moves across cultures and geographies
-being bored in the audience

More info:
http://www.rhiannonnewton.com/
http://www.brittguy.com/rhiannon-newton
http://www.dirtyfeet.com.au/rhiannonnewton
https://www.youtube.com/user/rhiannonnewton
http://www.thelockup.org.au/whats-on/rhiannon-newton

Patricia Wood – Ep 33

Patricia Wood works in dance and is almost finished a masters of research (dance and anthropology). We talk about:

-considering the person in treatment of illness and disease
-embodiment
-personal responsibility and class mobility
-understanding her relationship across culture
-systemic racism
-recreations of historic events
-art as service
-hobby as career
-doing work that matters

Daniel Jenatsch – Ep 32

“you can find that done better elsewhere” DJ

Daniel Jenatsch is an artist, composer, musician and performer.
We had a very brief chat while he was working on two shows at the 2015 underbelly arts festival in Sydney mainly about time, affect and the way sound is experienced.
Hopefully another talk with Daniel will follow soon!

more info:
http://jenatsch.net/
http://underbellyarts.com.au/project/upon-contemplating-the-sunset/
http://underbellyarts.com.au/project/death-of-affect-restaged-with-a-return-to-the-japanese-nude-2017/

Atlanta Eke – Ep 31

Atlanta Eke is a dancer and choreographer. She just presented work at the 2015 Underbelly Arts Festival in Sydney and gave us some of her lunch break to talk about collaborating, cars, logistic decisions vs creative decisions and more. This is a short discussion and hopefully we can catch up again with Atlanta soon!

more info:
https://atlantamaryeke.wordpress.com/
http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/fierce-festival-atlanta-eke-monster-body
http://chunkymove.com.au/company/associated-artists/atlanta-eke/
http://dancehouse.com.au/performance/performancedetails.php?id=195
http://dancemassive.com.au/artist/atlanta-eke/

Sean Marcs – Ep 30

Sean Marcs is an Australian born dancer who is currently working in the UK. We had a chat about being a dancer, london vs sydney, distance and adventure, new ideas for his own work and much more.

more info:
https://vimeo.com/124860923
http://www.5soldiers.co.uk
http://www.5soldiers.co.uk/company-creative-team/sean-marcs-dancer/

Meri Otoshi – Ep 29

Meri Otoshi is a dancer, performer and maker currently living in Osaka, Japan. We speak about her family seal, mentality towards contemporary art in Japan, living abroad vs living at home and many other things.

more info:
http://mericious.wix.com/meriotoshi
http://kiwameri.blogspot.com.au/
https://vimeo.com/user3592429

Kelly Beneforti – Ep 28

Kelly Beneforti is a dance artist based in Darwin, Australia. She is currently the Dance Animateur at TRACKS dance company. Kelly gave me an hour in her office to discuss:
– the international food in Darwin
– working towards something
– what it means to work in dance
– social values/people and place
– the challenge of Darwin
– perks of the job – raiding the costume store
– considering difference and equality
– the value of dance beyond western values
– cultural identity

more info:
https://www.facebook.com/kelly.beneforti
http://tracksdance.com.au/early-career-residency-kelly-and-caleb