Garry and Narelle will ask each other how creative acts embody an archaeology of our own personal histories. Everything that has led up to this moment creates new work – training history, previous creative endeavours, the shifting of personal interests, the witnessing of other peoples creativity as a lightning rod for your own work etc.
Garry Stewart (AU) was appointed as the Artistic Director of Australian Dance Theatre in late 1999. He received the Centenary Medal for services to dance and the arts. www.adt.org.au
Narelle Benjamin (AU) is an independent artist living and working in Sydney. Her full length piece In Glass premiered at Spring Dance at the Sydney Opera House in 2010 and she has choreographed and directed several award winning films.
Garry Stewart. Photo: Chris Herzfeld