Making art is more than a job and it’s more than a life-style choice—for many, it’s an all-encompassing way of being. This can make living with an artist a difficult feat, unless both are of like constitution. So it’s not surprising that in the art world there are many couples who share both their lives and their art. This is the conclusion of our survey feature (see part 1 in RT Profiler 6 here), where we asked a number of art couples about their collaborative practices.
"Scrawling notes in the half-light of a live performance sometimes draws me in deeper and creates an urgency to suck every iota of nuance from an exceptional work." More…
"I have shamelessly used my obsession with dance as a vehicle for exploring other creative disciplines including dabbling in the creation of simple interactive installations, writing monologues and simple non-linear narratives." More…
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Bodies of Thought:
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"...an illuminating study of Australian contemporary choreographers."
"Complemented by beautiful photos and Brannigan’s insightful introduction to each chapter, this is a must-have for all dance practitioners, students and dance lovers." INDaily, Adelaide
"A fascinating snapshot of contemporary dance in Australia in the 21st century , this scholarly, marvelously presented book will delight both dance lovers and researchers." Sydney Arts Guide
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LH COLUMN: Margaret Cameron, Opera for a Small Mammal, photo Daisy Noyes; Ken Thaiday Snr, realtime tv; Kate McMillan, realtime tv; 135th Meridian-East installation view, photo courtesy Australian Experimental Art Foundation; Angus Cerini, Resplendence photo Sebastian Bourges; Julian Day, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, 2012, photo by Emily Sandrussi
RH COLUMN: Partner Art: Ingrid Weisfelt and Vincent Crowley in Malmö, Adelaide Festival 2012, photo by Rachel Roberts; Bernadette Ashley; Vicki Van Hout in Briwyant, photo by Garth Oriander
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