LIVEWORKS 2017 | WORKSHOPS

PRESENTED BY PERFORMANCE SPACE

Get hands-on with the artists, educators and collaborators of Liveworks in this series of intimate and interactive classes designed by artists for artists. You’ll learn theories and practical skills to apply to your own work and meet a host of other like-minded makers. Expand your mind, stretch your muscles and try something new.

 

FRI 20 OCT, 2PM – 5PM

MACHO DANCING WITH EISA JOCSON

Macho Dancing is performed by young men in nightclubs for male – as well as female – clients. Eisa Jocson will lead a masterclass to teach this unique and physically demanding dance vocabulary breaking down its techniques and mannerisms. Eisa will also give insight into the social phenomena particular to the Philippines that create the conditions for macho dance. Queer and female dancers are particularly encouraged to participate!

 

SAT 21 OCT, 2PM – 5PM

SHADOWS OF MEMORY WITH LABANINO

Performers Kenneth Moraleda and Valerie Berry will guide you through a series of verbal and physical storytelling exercises to extract strong imagery and short narratives from your own personal stories and memories. Anino Shadowplay Collective will then assist participants to build their own shadow puppets, using recycled and found objects that will animate their narratives. The workshop will culminate in sharing your work.

 

FRI 27 OCT, 12PM – 2PM

BEYOND THE HUMAN WITH JUSTIN SHOULDER

Join Justin Shoulder to discover the process for bodily transformation that he used to create his new work Carrion. In this workshop you will explore strategies for articulating forms beyond the human using improvised movement, simple prosthesis and source imagery. Justin will guide participants through a series of exercises that illustrate how choreographic and costume elements interact to create unique and memorable characterisations.

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SAT 28 OCT, 12PM – 3PM

SONIC WORKSHOP WITH TETSUYA UMEDA

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about the use of sound as conceptual practice in the field of contemporary art, with Osaka based artist Tetsuya Umeda. From capturing environments, architectural structures, sound, light and human behaviour, the source of Umeda’s work pushes the boundaries of experimental sound and contemporary art. Join Umeda as he provides an insightful window into his artistic practice.

SOLD OUT

 

SAT 29 OCT, 4PM – 7PM

INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS WITH TULLY ARNOT

Arduino is a flexible microcontroller that offers limitless possibilities for animating objects and making them interact with the surrounding world. In this introductory workshop Tully will show you how to program an Arduino and give you insight into the immense number of applications for the technology in contemporary art. Working together participants will be guided through creating a cardboard robotic hand – Bring your own arduino or we can supply one.

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