The Big Bounce – Artist Panel

The Big Bounce was a one day mini-festival of dancing, watching dancing and talking about dancing. This is a recording from the talking part and includes Vanessa Marian, Angela Goh, Sarah Scott and Adam Warburton as well as curator of the event Matt Cornell. (It is preceded by Isabelle Hore-Thorburn interviewing some of the team during her show Agenda on FBi Radio as way of  introduction and context to what is discussed in the panel.)


we cover:

  • house dancing
  • collective and individual
  • social constructs and practising them
  • being with dance
  • seeking no authority
  • feeling safe enough to dance
  • technical training and what it’s good for
  • dancing being borne of oppressed communities
  • enjoyment as gateway to curiosity and engagement
  • richard feynman – ode to a flower
  • the ages of reason, ideas, and intuition


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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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