Tom was a beautiful young man I had the absolute privilege of getting to know over the past 4 years. Tom lived in Hong Kong and our mentoring sessions happened on Saturday afternoons via Zoom. Tom never shied away from sharing his thoughts with me, he was an incredible communicator, had a wonderful witty senseContinue reading “Remembering Tom”
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What are the AirSticks, really?
It seems like my work and performance has centred around the AirSticks for the last year, and that 2023 is going to be even more AirStick focused. I have done two live performances using the technology now; once at JOLTED for Melbourne Design Week, and then at Burrinja Cultural Arts Centre in Upwey, where IContinue reading “What are the AirSticks, really?”
The past few months have seen big developments in the AirSticks project. We have had two successful grant applications and expanded the team to include costume designers, lighting, choreographers and mentors. It also means that I have been granted a 12 month residency at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). This will allow meContinue reading “AirDancer”
On Tour With the Camera
Paint Body Dance
A short preview of part of one of my new works…
Photo Shoot 2022
These are the not too serious mix in the attempt to get some new headshots… Thanks to Jessica Fawkes for these awesome goodies – she manages to bring out the relaxed me!!
Just A Moment
An improvised dance, filmed during my visit to Schoolhouse Studios. This space is a repurposed Coles Supermarket building, the back rooms are very interesting spaces to dance, film and photograph.
SchoolHouse Piano Play
Last Sunday I had the chance to visit SchoolHouse Studios. When I saw this piano on the ‘junk’ heap, I just had to have a play! I hadn’t played since I was a kid, and I just improvised and let it come to me.
The Doc Doc Dance
This video speaks for itself! The music is a collaboration with Jeska and Matt, which was a conversation and then an improvised experience with instruments and some natural sounds. It is also leading me to next phrase of my creative journey where I move my body to explore with sounds to make music.
‘My Pop, My Hero’ This work was part of a local exhibition run by Burrinja Cultural Centre, the ‘Upwey Archies’. It had to be a portrait of someone important to me. I decided to use an old photograph of my grandfather, Bert. I used my imagination for the oranges, because he was an orange growerContinue reading “Latest Exhibit”