Matthew Day (1979) who was a teenage ballroom dancing champion, studied Dance, Performance Studies and Art History at University of Western Sydney and Victorian College of Arts. In 2016 he completed a masters at DAS Choreography, Amsterdam. Day’s work is characterized by it’s migration across artistic disciplines, cultural contexts and performance formats, and his solo works have been presented in Australia and around Europe. He is interested in the potential of dance and choreography to generate unorthodox relations, and perform new modes of existence. Day often works with duration and repetition approaching the body as a site of infinite potential and choreography as a field of energetic intensity and exchange. Day currently resides and works on Bundjalung Country (Northern Rivers) and is of Irish and Scottish descent.
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Day For Night: The Pleasure Arc (Sydney World Pride, 2023)