Our Artistic Director Ian RT Colless and other members of the National Dace Forum (NDF) talking about ‘current trends in making and presenting dance works in Australia’. Ian was one of a handful of ‘Guest Artist’ Ausdance NSW selected to attend the national forum.
NATIONAL DANCE FORUM 2015
In 2015, the National Dance Forum seeks to:
instigate intelligent and insightful engagement between Australian dancers, makers, researchers, writers, producers, advocates and educators
create the most significant platform for dialogue across the Australian contemporary dance sector connect Australian artists with local, national and international communities recognise the responsibility to acknowledge the past whilst asking important questions about the future of Australian dance practice
provide an immersive, participatory experience, offering delegates a rich and valuable opportunity to inspire new ideas or refresh existing ones in an environment tailored to complement the unique qualities of the dance sector.
The proposed lines of focus for NDF2015 are:
Transforming the form: changing structures and their effects.
The subtleties and nuances of innovation.
Discourse: How is dance written about, spoken about and communicated?
For more information on the National Dance Forum, visit the project web page.
The Australia Council for the Arts: http://australiacouncil.gov.au/artforms/dance/national-dance-forum-2015/
AusDance National: http://ausdance.org.au/projects/details/national-dance-forum-2015