Talking Dance

Critical Path in partnership with Sydney Festival 2017 present Talking Dance, a series of conversations between the Festival artists exploring ideas in their performance works and broader practice.

Sunday 8 January, 4.15pm, Carriageworks
Talking Dance – Global Indigenous People’s knowledges and the environment
Traditional knowledges are often communicated through song, dance and story. What role can these knowledges play in our current discussions about the environment? How is dance a vital part of this discussion?
Chaired by Claire Hicks with, to date, contributing artists Frances Rings, Taree Sansbury, Eko Supriyanto – Ekosdance and Latai Taumoepeau.

Sunday 15 January, 5.15pm, Carriageworks
Talking Dance – Beyond the choreographer
Often the person who gets to talk about a dance performance is the lead choreographer but there are many other creative roles that lead to the success of a show. Contributing artists Jala Adolphus, Juliette Barton (Sydney Dance Company), Amber Haines, Amrita Hepi and Miranda Wheen. Chaired by Fiona Winning

Saturday 28 January, 3.30pm, Seymour Centre
Talking Dance – Handle with care
What is the place of care and caring in our society and how might an embodied practice help us in understanding it? Contributing artists Jacob Boehme (Blood on the Dance Floor), Future Fidel (Prize Fighter), Amit Lahav (Institute) and Jodee Mundy (Imagined Touch). Chaired by Claire Hicks.


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