Yuiko Masukawa

“I couldn’t express myself in English (i’m actually a very funny person!)… so I used my dancing”

Yuiko Masukawa

Yuiko Masukawa is a Japanese choreographer and dancer based in Melbourne, Australia, working with the classical form in contemporary contexts, we cover;

  • After Party – www.yuikomasukawa.me/after-party
  • study in Japan and Canada and Australia
  • working at Kinosaki International Arts Center
  • Indian and Ballet similarities
  • Ballet as “French Classical” dance
  • Minidiscs
  • Classical ballet in Japan being another culture
  • 2nd century Indian classical dance
  • how to know between contemporary and classical choreography
  • making work
  • running a youth dance program
  • collaborating with technologies


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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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