Past Programs

Program

Space Residency

Space Residency

Monday 19 March - Monday 2 April, 2018

Brianna is fascinated in the idea of time as a construct - time itself a place permeable by interaction with sound, architecture and live action. She proposes to challenge her choreographic practice by utilising and interacting with new structures and technologies...

Keir Choreographic Awards

Keir Choreographic Awards

Wednesday 14 March - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Inside and Outside: Workshop with Lucy Guerin 2-5pm ‘Contemporary performance has become increasingly about context and framing and I find this important and intriguing. But I am still fascinated by the imaginative, unfamiliar and random elements that surface during...

Space Residency

Space Residency

Tuesday 13 March - Sunday 18 March, 2018

A development of Hannah’s personal research project, A Rational Intuition, applying the systematic principles present in Jean Spencer’s constructivist artwork to a method of her own physical theatre composition. Jean Spencer was an artist working in the late...

Keir Choreographic Awards

Keir Choreographic Awards

Monday 12 March - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Ishmael will facilitate a practical session and conversation engaging Critical Path’s 2018 themes, archive, memory & prediction. The sessions will investigate the curatorial process behind ‘Lost and Found’ and the relationship to decolonizing cultural access to...

Keir Choreographic Awards

Keir Choreographic Awards

Sunday 11 March - Sunday 11 March, 2018

BY INVITATION Critical Path hosts Anna and senior female dance & choreography artists for an afternoon of tea and discussion. ANNA CY CHAN is the Head of Dance, Performing Arts of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority/Hong Kong. She is responsible for...

KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

Monday 5 March - Thursday 8 March, 2018

We are offering 2 NSW artists a free place on American Dancer and Choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones's workshop as well as the costs for the return flights to Melbourne. THEM is Ishmael Houston-Jones's seminal work examining intimacies and violence between men, made...

Keir Choreographic Awards

Keir Choreographic Awards

Saturday 3 March - Sunday 4 March, 2018

In this talking-exchanging lab, Eszter will be presenting and discussing some of her works from the ‘monument’ series; MONUMENT 0.5: The Valeska Gert Monument (2017), MONUMENT 0.4: Lores & Praxes (2017).  These works act as trigger points for further discussions...

KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

Monday 12 February - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Critical Path has sent 2 NSW artists to an intensive lab with Eszter Salamon. Replay is a choreographic lab with public outcome led by ESZTER SALAMON assisted by Boglàrka Börcsök In the history of dance, the communication between dancer and audience has fascinated a...

Residency

Residency

Monday 5 February - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Angela will be continuing research and development of her new work Uncanny Valley, Girl by following/unravelling threads from research begun during her Culture Lab residency at Arts House in Melbourne last year. Uncanny Valley, Girl explores a feminist...

Research Room Residency

Research Room Residency

Monday 5 February - Friday 9 February, 2018

Bruno a performer and choreographer living in Zagreb, Croatia is in Australia across January and February, along with curator/producer Zvonimir Dobrovic (Croatia). www.brunoisakovic.org They are here to connect with and learn more about artists and curators here in...

Responsive Research Residency

Responsive Research Residency

Monday 5 February - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Nick is interested in exploring how the DJ can use the turntables as a musical instrument to create a new conversation with the dancers rather than just playing records for them to dance to, to see how the dancer and DJ respond to each other when the ‘conversation’ is...

Research Residency

Research Residency

Monday 22 January - Saturday 27 January, 2018

This week, a collaboration between Annalouise and Toby, is to kick-start a research project that will investigate how traditional dance forms (specifically Flamenco) and new technologies can meet; using responsive interactive environments designed by Toby. The...

Talking Dance

Talking Dance

Sunday 14 January - Monday 22 January, 2018

Critical Path in partnership with Sydney Festival 2018 present Talking Dance, a series of conversations between the Festival artists exploring ideas in their performance works and broader practice. What does dance mean here and now to us? How does it place us, how...

CALL OUT

CALL OUT

Friday 5 January, 2018 - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Critical Path invites two local choreographic artists into a research residency to explore what it means to acknowledge Country. One of the 2 artists will be First Nations Australian. The artists will work in parallel. Focused on Rushcutters Bay the artists will...

Responsive Research Residency

Responsive Research Residency

Tuesday 2 January - Friday 26 January, 2018

Rhiannon will undertake an initial phase of research leading into the Housemate Residency (Dancehouse 2018) to deepen her understanding of the concepts of ‘stewardship’ and ‘sym-poiesis’. She will experiment with how these ideas might be applied to the development of...

Residency

Residency

Tuesday 2 January - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Cathy Livermore (NZ) and Eric Avery (NSW) will start their first stage of collaboration focusing on intercultural spaces and new media explorations; a pulsating, animated cultural and technological confluence pushing the boundaries of cultures, technology and live...

Interchange

Interchange

Wednesday 1 January, 2014 - Monday 31 December, 2018

International and intercultural exchange is a cornerstone of our work at Critical Path - part of our core vision to broaden the horizons of contemporary dance, and nurture new perspectives and collaborations for Australian dance practice. In line with this vision,...

University of New South Wales

University of New South Wales

Tuesday 1 January, 2008 - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Since 2008 Critical Path and UNSW School of Art and Media (SAM) & the Creative Practice Lab have joined forces to support individual artists with an annual program of practice-based research. This industry-academy partnership provides resources (including funding...

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