Victoria Chiu

Victoria Chiu is a dancer-choreographer.


we cover:

  • living in northcote, melbourne, australia.
  • fragile white men – show
  • having enough time to get lost in thought
  • growing up in australia
  • first nations, white australia policy and refugee policies
  • connecting beyond the mainstream
  • there being more than one language
  • collaborating in singapore and shanghai
  • “the default should be that anyone could be from Australia” VC\
  • denying violent past
  • “what is left in the body” VC
  • “the body doesn’t lie” VC
  • dance culture
  • graduating VCA in 2000
  • transforming a nowhere into ‘the space’
  • Hyper Fragility – with Candy Bowers
  • having a foundation for our shared culture
  • privilege
  • fairness and capitalism
  • family history in shanghai and war and hongkong
  • thinking dancers vs machines
  • following the work and what that work needs and wants




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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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