Reports & Writings

Read reports and writings from Critical Path and artists involved in our programs.

Dean Walsh - Archiving 30 Years of Performed Neuro-queerness and other Biodiverse Interdependencies

Dean Walsh’s full article in reflection of his involvement in the Dancing Sydney Archive Project. A shortened version of this article was published in Critical Dialogues #13.

Download the accessible Word document.

Faux Archives by Kay Armstrong

Kay Armstrong, a participating artist of the Dancing Sydney Archive Project in 2019, has created a photo essay of herself entitled Faux Archives, which showcases photographs of the artist and short reflections over the years of her career.

Talking Dance: Dance Ecologies

In Dance Ecology Three, Martin del Amo is talking to First Nations choreographers and dancers Thomas E.S. Kelly, Katina Olsen and Taree Sansbury.

Annual Report 2019

Critical Path’s Annual Report 2019
Designed by Andrea Cheng

Download the accessible Word doc here

Infinite Item: Resource List

Infinite Item is Dean Walsh’s decade-long exploration-in-progress. Dean has an extensive reading and research list that he’d like to share with anyone interested in exploring and knowing more about these areas of climate change and marine environmental concern themselves. Infinite Item is supported by Woollahra Municipal Council through the Community and Cultural Grants Program.

Talking Dance: Dance Ecologies

In Dance Ecology Two, Martin del Amo is talking to New South Wales-based dance and performance makers Jade Dewi Tyas Tunggal, Victoria Hunt and Kirk Page.

Talking Dance: Dance Ecologies

In Dance Ecology One, Martin del Amo is talking to Sydney-based choreographers and dancers Angela Goh, Rhiannon Newton and Ivey Wawn.

Dancing Sydney: Mapping Movements: Performing Histories

Rakini Devi’s article discusses the activities undertaken during the Dancing Sydney archive process in 2018.

Annual Report 2018

Critical Path’s Annual Report 2018.

Designed by Kathleene Capararo.

Women's Work Digital Publication

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.


Acknowledging Country Through Soft Tone 2018 - Resource List

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

Rakini Devi - Body as Archive

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.

Annual Report 2017

Critical Path’s Annual Report 2017
Designed by Kathleene Capararo.

Accessible word doc.

Aomori Aomori: Woollahra

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.

Body as Material: a case-study

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.


Fall Back | Spring Forward 2017

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.

Annual Report 2016

Critical Path’s Annual Report 2016
Designed by Emily Nunell

Accessible word doc.


our half year review Jul- Dec 2016 is out.
Designed by Yeehwan Yeoh

Photo Essay: Body of Ideas

Body of Ideas Photo Essay compilation


We’re launching our online half year review publication featuring Critical Path’s program happened between January to June 2016.

Check it out!