Sarah Aiken (part 1)

Sarah Aiken is a Melbourne based performer, choreographer and teacher originally from Bellingen NSW. Sarah pursues an ongoing interest in how and what we value, utilizing dichotomies and clashes, aiming to create poignancy through absurdity.

 

we cover:

  • shifting focus from outcomes to process
  • a show as one version of the idea one is thinking about.
  • how we produce or assign value
  • facilitating desire
  • ambition
  • inspiring the direction of the conversation
  • emotion inducing performance facilitating deeper thought or reflection

 

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Ivey Wawn

“if they’re interested they’re interested, if they’re not, let them go” IW

 

Ivey Wawn is (wonderful, and is) an independent artist working with contemporary practice across a range of contexts.

 

we speak about:

  • where the choreography begins
  • an overflowing pool of ideas rather than linear development mov_7809-mov
  • useful for in theatre process
  • tino segal
  • xavier le roy
  • carriage works
  • economies of attention
  • dissolving into yourself as a tool for performance at a party or gallery
  • dance ownership

 

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Gavin Clarke

Gavin Clarke is an independent dancer, choreographer, musician and avid contact improviser who just completed his honours at UNSW.

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bibliography of some things mentioned:

  • Horgen, J. 1994, Can Science Explain Consciousness, Scientific American Journal page 76-77
  • Kornhuber, H. and Deecke, L. 1965, Changes In The Brain Potential In Voluntary Movements and Passive Movemens,  Pflugers Archiv fur die gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere 284: pages 1-17.
  • Massumi, B. 1995. The Autonomy of Affect. Cultural Critique, (31), 83-109. doi:1. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1354446 doi:1
  • Jones, Zac – Dancer/Somatic Practitioner – Pathwave, 1999-present, Ongoing Conversation Regarding The Body, Brisbane, Adelaide, Mt. Gambier, Melbourne
  • Todd, M., ‘The Thinking Body’, Princeton Book Company, 1937
  • Doyle, B, Libet Experiments, from Information Philosopher (?) http://www.informationphilosopher.com/freedom/libet_experiments.html, Accessed October 27, 2016
  • Carter, R. and Tallis, R. uploaded Aug 2012, Has Neuroscience Demonstrated that We Do Not Have Free Will? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RiztsaCSds , accessed Sept 03 2016
  • Wolpert, D. uploaded 2011, The Real Reason For Brains, https://www.ted.com/talks/daniel_wolpert_the_real_reason_for_brains?language=en , TED Global, accessed May 2016

 

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Elle Evangelista (part 2)

Elle Evangelista is dancing and making (with her hands) in Sydney and working to be good to her adult self.

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Elle Evangelista (part 1)

Elle Evangelista is dancing and making (with her hands) in Sydney and working to be good to her adult self.

 

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Kino Mchugh

Yukino “Kino” Mchugh is a dancer and maker based in Sydney.

 

We speak about:

  • being Japanese
  • rice cooker vs toaster living on the bench
  • cross-cultural
  • dance as community
  • plan vs play

 

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Vanessa Marian (part2)

Vanessa Marian makes great things happen through dance.

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