Posted: Saturday 13 September, 2014

Kylie’s Pendulum Swings

Guest Blogger: Kylie Harrison Writer and poet Kylie Harrison credits supportive teachers and encouragement from her sister, Erin, for keeping her writing in the face of barriers like bullying and peoples reactions to her issues with mental health. My project to write Pendulum began many years ago. I went to...

Posted: Friday 22 August, 2014

Locating Literature – Investigating Place

A yellow post-it note is stuck to a concrete wall. The writing on the not says "This is where Julian's thumb hovered between dial and delete over the number of a long dead friend. His finger swiped the phone to sleep instead. #stickystories". In the distance a crowd of people walk across a paved courtyard, in font of a modern building.

Guest Blogger: Matt Blackwood Many people disconnect with a place when they read. They drift from their seat on the 5.15 to Gawler, beyond armpits and sixteen year old screeches, to step into hover boots, rhinestone sandals or to spread toes on tropical sands. Locative Literature is the opposite of that!...

Posted: Friday 22 August, 2014

An Artists International Development

A photograph of Matt Shilcock

Contemporary dancer, martial arts practitioner and performer Matt Shilcock welcomes international dancer and choreographer  Vangelis Legakis to Adelaide to work on Matt's dance development as part of his Australia Council funded project. Matt met Vangelis, a graduate of the Laban Center (London, UK) and holding a BA in Dance theatre and a MA in Choreography,...

Posted: Thursday 21 August, 2014

Intimacy going to Unlimited

Four people sitting in a row. From left to right they are; Simon Eszeky, wearing a black suit and tie. playing an electric guitar, Michelle Ryan in a thick sleeping bag with only her face showing, and Vincent Crowley and Emma Bathgate lovingly embracing with Vincent about to kiss Emma. The photographer is by Rachel Roberts

Contemporary dancer (and Artistic Director of Restless Dance Theatre) Michelle Ryan spoke about rediscovering her inner dancer in her Guest Blog 'I am a Dancer'. Now performing in Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre with Torque Show in Intimacy, sharing her most private thoughts and feelings in a very public way. Michelle spoke with Amanda Smith...