ASIA TOPA: TAKAO KAWAGUCHI WORKSHOP

Kristina Arnott Current Events, Workshops

PRESENTED BY ASIA TOPA, Dancehouse, Temperance Hall and the Keir Choreographic Award, JOIN Choreographer and ex-Dumb Type member Takao Kawaguchi IN HIS WORKSHOP, THE TOUCH OF THE OTHER. During the 1960s, controversial sociologist Laud Humphreys studied in meticulous detail the codes and choreographies of male-male sex in public restrooms. Touch of the Other explores the aesthetics, erotics, and politics of these …

ASIA TOPA: GOOD LUCK – TAKAO KAWAGUCHI

Kristina Arnott Current Events

PRESENTED BY Dancehouse, Temperance Hall and the Keir Choreographic Award, Choreographer and ex-Dumb Type member Takao Kawaguchi performs his much-acclaimed solo work Good Luck. Slow, continuous movement unfolds as though it were a filmic scene played at one tenth of its original speed, but beneath this dance emerges a curious, compelling narrative. Accompanying the stretched out bodies, stories and emotions is …

Temperance Hall Artistic Associate

Kristina Arnott Current Events

ANNOUNCING OUR INAUGURAL ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE, LUKE GEORGE The Artistic Associate role represents a new addition to Temperance Hall’s artistic team, an established independent artist to become engaged on a deep level with our organisation. The position supports the independent artist as a cultural agent, and is intended to create new pathways for artistic production. Aimed at achieving a deeper and …

Temperance Hall Choreographic Researcher

Kristina Arnott Current Events

ANNOUNCING OUR INAUGURAL CHOREOGRAPHIC RESEARCHER, MELBOURNE-BASED EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHER AND DANCER RACHAEL WISBY Commencing in 2020, Temperance Hall introduces the position of Choreographer Researcher. This position accommodates the individual artist with a central studio at Temperance Hall to facilitate research and collaboration specific to their choreographic disciplines. Our inaugural Choreographic Researcher, Rachael Wisby, was the winner of Phillip Adams Melbourne University …

SICK

Kristina Arnott Current Events

SICK is a collaboration between Phillip Adams and Ryan New in association with Rawcus, supported by the Ian Potter Museum of Art. SICK is a cross-generational dance and performance project that critiques acceptance and challenges expectations of artists with disability. This new work is a collaboration between award-winning performer Ryan New (Rawcus) and Australia’s foremost provocateur of choreography Phillip Adams. …