profiler jul 30, 2014
RT Profiler 5
If Winter is getting you down, the waft of jasmine and arts festivals in the air should remind you Spring is on its way. In Profiler 5 we get the run down on both the Melbourne and Darwin Festivals from their dynamic directors and so much more.
realtime tv: Josephine Ridge, Melbourne Festival
Creative Director of the Melbourne Festival talks with Keith Gallasch about highlights in her 2014 program including Heiner Goebbels' When the mountain changed its clothing; Trisha Brown Dance Company's From All Angles; Falk Richter & Anouk van Dijk's Complexity of Belonging and more.
realtime tv: Keir Choreographic Award finalists
Atlanta Eke (Keir Choreographic Award Winner), Jane McKernan (People's Choice Award), Matthew Day & Sarah Aiken discuss their works and reflect on the experience of being a part of this inaugural award.
Interview: Edwina Lunn, Darwin Festival Director
Keith Gallasch talks to Festival Director Edwina Lunn about what makes the Darwin Festival unique. She runs us through some of the highlights including Rimini Protokoll's 100% Darwin; Punkasila & Slave Pianos' The Lepidopters and Temporary Territory by the Indonesian artist collective Ruangrupa.
Interview: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, The List
UK artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd chats with Gail Priest about her penchant for fun, frolic and carnival. She's been working with Campbelltown Performing Arts High School students to make a performance and video for the epic exhibition The List, opening at Campbelltown Arts Centre 8 August.
Interview: Sophia Turkiewicz, Once My Mother
Filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz discusses with Dan Edwards her debut documentary about her mother's flight from Poland during the Second World War and a complex mother-daughter relationship haunted by trauma.
Interview: PJ Rose, No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability
Benjamin Brooker talks to the artistic director of this unique theatre company about the national tour of Sons& Mothers and their new project, Echoes… of Knowing Home, a multidisciplinary work by playwright Alexis West and Indigenous performers with disabilities.
For Profiler 5 we’ve asked some impeccably attired artists how they view fashion; how fashion influences their work; and their thoughts on the slippage of fashion into art and art into fashion. Darren Sylvester | Elizabeth Ryan | Lian Loke | Laura Jane Lowther | Ivan Cheng
In Profile: Lawrence English, Wilderness of Mirrors
Composer/producer Lawrence English talks to Gail Priest about the political motivations behind his latest album, Wilderness of Mirrors (Room40), his most arresting sonic statement to date.
In Profile: Natalie Abbott, Maximum
Dancer/choreographer Natalie Abbott chats with Gail Priest about her latest work Maximum which sees Abbott teaming up with a body builder to "ask questions of our bodies together."
Contributor profile: Nicola Fearn
RT's Darwin-based writer shares her thoughts on theatre reviewing in the growing performance culture of the Territory.
Banners: Brenton Alexander Smith, The Bicycle Man, 2013, photo Hyun Lee; Thomas Greenfield, Leonard Mickelo, Patyegarang, Bangarra, photo by Jess Bialek; Motel Dreaming photo Simon Cuthbertson, courtesy of Motel Dreaming, DARK MOFO, MONA Museum of Old and New Art; Roy Ananda, Slow crawl into infinity, 2014, installation view, courtesy Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
realtime 122 aug-sept 2014
Arts Education: Necessity & reinvention
Art & Design UNSW
VCA, University of Melbourne
Centre for Theatre and Performance, Monash University
Adelaide College of the Arts
Survey: performance, acting, dance, design courses
gideon obarzanek: after glow
keith gallasch, chunky move’s gideon obarzanek, rt81
garry stewart: dance evolution in the age of robotics
erin brannigan, adt's devolution, rt71
lucy guerin: between temperature & temperament
jonathan marshall, rt52
rosalind crisp: a european future
erin brannigan, rt48
helen herbertson: the place where things slip
philipa rothfield, delirium, rt36
tess de quincey & stuart lynch: dancing the city
keith gallasch, compression 100, de quincey lynch, rt11
Brenton Alexander Smith, The Bicycle Man, 2013, SCA Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours); one of a series of photographs and stand-alone sculptures (see page 22); photo Hyun Lee
Banners: Brenton Alexander Smith, The Bicycle Man, 2013, photo Hyun Lee; Thomas Greenfield, Leonard Mickelo, Patyegarang, Bangarra, photo by Jess Bialek; Motel Dreaming
photo Simon Cuthbertson, courtesy of Motel Dreaming, DARK MOFO, MONA Museum of Old and New Art; Roy Ananda, Slow crawl into infinity, 2014, installation view, courtesy Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art