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Hands (2019)

‘Hands’ is a short dance film that can also be performed live with real-time projection. The work explores dialogue and form through hand gestures that reach, curve, invite and retreat. Hands is a soliloquy about loneliness and longing, drawn out through a dialogue between the artist’s right and left hands.
  • February 7, 2019

Fold R&D (2017)

‘Fold’ is a part video installation / part performance work. It uses 3 cameras relaying live video feeds projected back into the performance space.  Floor tape and wide ribbons in the space intersect with the architecture of the performance space and the framing of the three cameras, to create a fragmented collage of spatial relationships across…
  • August 15, 2017

Total Relaxation (2015 – 2016)

Total Relaxation is a collaboration between myself and sound artist Tom Richards. The starting point was to make analogue sound devices (mainly turntables) react to (or interact with) the movement of a live performer.The project began in summer 2015 with an initial period of research at Choreodrome supported by The Place. We then carried out a further R&D period…
  • Analogue Sound, Choreodrome, Dance and Technology, Hybrid Movement Sound, Tom Richards
  • February 2, 2016

Where am I? 2014

Inspired by Daniel Dennett’s philosophical experiment, Where am I? features a ‘speaking space’ created by the composer/coder Simon Katan that’s occupied/triggered by the dancer/performer Dan Watson. The work was developed in collaboration with Simon Katan (code and sound) and inspired by Daniel Dennett’s philosophical musings on the location of consciousness. The text is an adaptation…
  • January 29, 2016

Four Frames 2013

A series of ‘ideas’ explored during a one week residency at LICA in Lancaster with video artist Marina Tsartsara. This is documentation of work in progress, looking at the idea of framing, perspective and real illusion. The project was funded by dancedigital and the Arts Council England and received further support through Chisenhale’s Refine residency…
  • January 29, 2016

This is a Square / Strange Loop 2012

‘Strange Loop’ resulted from research carried out as a bursary artist at DanceDigital. It was supported by DanceDigital, Arts Council England and a number of Individuals who contributed to the project through the crowd funding platform WeDidThis. ‘Strange Loop’ uses live video projection in performance. The work was inspired by MC Escher’s Impossible Buildings. The…
  • January 29, 2016