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Conversational Performances: Art by Tanya Lukin Linklater


A photograph of two performers dancing in an art galleryTraces, performance (documentation by Urban Shaman)

Tanya Lukin Linklater’s art practice is based on conversational performances. Often staged in gallery and museum spaces, Tanya’s performances emphasize and honor indigenous traditions of knowledge-sharing, through oration, dance, and other modes of physicality.


A photograph of a dancer mid performanceThe Harvest Studies, performance

 

I really appreciate seeing what Tanya is able to do within relatively small spaces, and…

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Weighty, Tactile Abstractions: Art by David Ferguson


An abstract mixed media artwork with strong textureBRANCH WATER, cast cotton, gold leaf, acrylic on board

Painter and choreographer David Ferguson creates weighty, tactile abstractions and equally expressive patterns of movement. Often working in collaboration with other dancers and choreographers, David participates in both the behind-the-scenes production and the performance of his dances.

 


RUSH OF WATER/ RUSH OF AIR (working draft 2012), collaboration with Jung ah Chung, Robb…

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Bodily Language: Choreography by Brice Noeser


A photo of Brice Noeser during a dance performanceBrice during a performance (photo by Jean-Francois Duke)

Brice Noeser is a dancer and choreographer known for his contemporary, gestural approach to movement and bodily language. Originally from Quebec, Brice moved to France and began honing his dance practice at the age of 16.


Teaser video for Ruminant Ruminant

 

I enjoy watching clips of some of Brice’s many performances and pieces of choreography on his website. The movements that…

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