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Launched on International Women’s Day 2020, the Women’s Work Digital Publication incorporates the processes, practices and achievements of 13 senior female dance artists and opens up some of the questions and explorations around the challenges senior female dance artists face. The publication was created in response to a series of Women’s Work gatherings and conversations led by Julie-Anne Long for Critical Path in 2019.
Editor – Julie-Anne Long
Copy Editor and Project Co-ordinator – Paul Walker
Designer – Deborah Kelly
Co-presented with Sydney Festival 2019 and March Dance 2019/2020. Supported by a community and cultural grant from Woollahra Council, Create NSW and Australia Council for the Arts.
Image credit: Julie-Anne Long, ‘Val, The Invisible’, photo by Heidrun Löhr, design by Deborah Kelly
Showcasing international artists who were involved in the Interchange Program from 2017 – 2019, along with highlights from the 2017 Interchange Festival and the 2019 Digital Interchange Festival, the website will act as an evolving archive for the Interchange Program.
Visit the website to view some of the distinctive, diverse and unexpected projects supported by the Interchange Program.
Working with artists with a choreographic practice and an interest to engage critically with choreography, Critical Path delivered a diverse program from June 2018 – May 2019 centred on the idea of Our Place in Time – what it means as an artist to practice in Australia now, our understanding of our place in history and what this means for our future.
This review document takes a look at the activities undertaken over the 12 month period, with images and quotes from artists.
In 2018, choreographic artists Katina Olsen and Lizzie Thomson explored what it means to acknowledge Country by considering the land we live and work on, as part of a project supported by Woollahra Council and Blakdance.
Here is a list of texts, videos and experiences that the artists explored in their research
The Body as Archive
In collaboration with Karl Ford, Rakini Devi documents her body as archive residency. By employing the body as the receptacle of memory, choreographer and performance artist Rakini Devi focused on key works that marked her journey in dance.
Publication about Sioned Huws and her collaborating artist Reina Kimura’s residency with Critical Path in February 2017 creating a new version of Aomori Aomori tailored to the place and people they encountered in Woollahra.
Combining text, images and responses, this case-study brings to life the 2016 Body as Material development project. Part journey and part diary it is self-reflexive and disarmingly honest.
the first part Fall Back presents an overview of 2017 from January to October. Spring Forward then features a selection of some of the exciting activities that will top off the year.
our half year review Jul- Dec 2016 is out.
Designed by Yeehwan Yeoh
We’re launching our online half year review publication featuring Critical Path’s program happened between January to June 2016.
Check it out!