Our Associate Artist Adelina Larsson has taken up residency at the Drill exploring her practice and looking into new models of curating collaborative labs for professional artists. She is experimenting with alternative platforms, methodologies and vocabularies alongside invited artists Amelia McQueen, Rhiannon Newton, Anthony Coxeter, Rebecca Conroy and Critical Path Director Claire Hicks.
Adelina Larsson is a Swedish/Australian choreographer, performer, educator, curator and producer. She instigates collaborations and projects that centers in interdisciplinary practices and works between the professional and community. She trained at DOCH Stockholm and CODARTS Rotterdam and since moving to Australia in 2007 she has choreographed and performed for performing arts companies presenting at Melbourne International Arts Festival, Federation Square, Sydney Opera House, The State Theatre Centre of WA, Australian Institute of Sport, The Canberra Theatre Centre and Fremantle Arts Centre. Adelina has worked with creative director Scott Rankin and Big hART arts and social change company, David Pledger Not yet it’s difficult (NYID), Margie Medlin, STRUT Dance, LINK Dance Company, Nadia Cusimano, Natalie Cursio, Trevor Jamieson, Yumi Umiumare, Paea Leach, Rhiannon Newton, Chrissie Parrott, QL2 Dance, You Are Here Festival, Short+Sweet Dance Festival as Festival Director, Ausdance NSW and ACT as Artistic Director of ACT Youth Dance Festival (2011-2013). 2014 Adelina choreographed ‘Hipbone Sticking Out’ and concert ‘MURRU’ by BighART opening the Melbourne International Arts Festival. In 2013 she choreographed ‘Oneness – Voice Without Form’ premiering at the Sydney Opera House in celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
She is the founder and director of Strange Attractor a choreographic development platform that offers infrastructure for independent artists to experiment and undertake artistic research.