Leah Landau

“sometimes i dream of having a car… and then i borrow my housemates car” LL

Ep 40:

Leah Landau is a dance artist who creates her own solo work, and choreographs with and on others, following a particular interest in improvisation, writing and sculpture.
We met just before her Sydney premiere of Summer Bone and spoke about:

-being unknowable, indistinguishable, inextinguishable
Tere O’Connor and his show baby
Deborah Hay and impossibility (books)
Ros Crisp and the access to play
Ros Warby
-nursing the dance
-accounting for (viewers) expectation
-being shifted by a piece
-the film Leah mentions – Gerry
Reality is Broken – Jane McGonigal
Whelping Box – Branch Nebula
-being punished and sent to your room as similar to a solo studio practice
-hitting ones stride
-the privilege of having an interest

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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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