Inviting Uncertainty – Dancing with the Contemporary

I am a choreographer, dancer and filmmaker based in Canberra and Melbourne. I make installations and performances using contemporary dance and other visual mediums as my primary tools. In January 2016, I began making a new work aboard the Australian Marine National Facility‚Äôs Investigator, a state-of-the-art research vessel designed for interdisciplinary marine research. This is a reflection on the role I am playing as a choreographer on the expedition. To begin with, we must put aside all surface associations with the word dance. We are not here dealing with dance as a mode of entertainment or recreation. I am talking… Continue Reading