Richard Move at Monash University
Award-winning dancer, choreographer and performer Richard Move is serving as artist in residence at Monash University’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.
Move is artistic director of MoveOpolis!, a TEDGlobal Oxford fellow and professor of drama, theatre and dance at Queens College, City University of New York. He has produced work for famed ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project, Opera Ballet of Florence, Guggenheim Museum, Dame Shirley Bassey and Deborah Harry. As part of his work at Monash, Move will take part in three events celebrating his career and teachings.
Performing on the Screen: The Films of Richard Move
A selection of Move's dance and performance films include BloodWork: The Ana Mendieta Story, GIMP: The Documentary and Homage to Allan Kaprow: On the Way to Un-Art (Re-Imagined). Move will host a Q&A following the screening.
Wed August 1, 6pm–7pm.
Martha@21: Sonic Bodies, Seizures and Spells – Art Forum Talk
A forum discussion of Move's ongoing series Martha@ – now in its 21st year – in which he performs the works of maverick, contemporary dance icon Martha Graham. The forum will also focus on the publication of Martha@ ... The 1963 Interview: Sonic Bodies, Seizures and Spells, which appeared last year in the Oxford Handbook of Dance and Reenactment.
Wed August 8, 1pm–2pm.
Back to the Body: Dancing Words/Moving Text – Workshop In this workshop for both dancers and novice performers, participants will learn about the relationship between text and the body. Skills will be taught in how to integrate spoken work into dance compositions. The workshop will finish with a short performance choreographed during the session.
Thu August 9, 6–8pm.
All events are free. RSVP here.