14 - 18 SEPTEMBER 2022 | TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Collision

All Age's Event

Tasdance

    Collision
  • Thu 15
    12pm - 1:30pm
    Thu 15
    7:30pm - 9pm
    Fri 16
    7:30pm - 9pm
  • $35/$30
  • 90 min
  • QVMAG Inveresk, 2 Invermay Road
  • Collision (durational)
  • Sat 17
    2pm - 6pm
  • $15
  • drop in/out
  • QVMAG Inveresk, 2 Invermay Road
Book Tickets
Amber Mc Cartney in COLLISION Junction Arts Festival

I can wear what you wear and become you, someone else can be me.

The undertaking of this stillness is epic.

This encounter is both brief and permanent.

A perfect ordeal.

A compelling contemporary dance work by Jo Lloyd in collaboration with an exceptional cast of 26 dancers (Tasdance and GUTS Dance), designer Andrew Treloar, and composer Duane Morrison. Featuring a monumental sculpture by blacksmith Pete Mattila.

JO LLOYD is a Melbourne dance artist working with choreography as a social encounter, revealing behaviour over various durations and contexts. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Jo has presented work in Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Dance Massive, Liveworks, Mona Foma and the MCA. Recent works include Archive the Archive for the NGA, the award winning Overture, Melbourne Festival 2019, Double Double with Deanne Butterworth, Tina Havelock Stevens and Evelyn Morris, Cutout at ACCA, Confusion for Three (Arts House and PICA) and Mermermer, with Nicola Gunn for Chunky Move 2016. Jo has worked extensively with Choreographers Shelley Lasica, Sandra Parker and Gideon Obarzanek and collaborated with artists David Rosetzky, Stephen Bram, Alicia Frankovich, Speak Percussion and Liza Lim, Ranters Theatre and Back to Back Theatre. In 2016 Jo was Resident Director of Lucy Guerin Inc and in 2018 received an Australia Council Fellowship. Jo is resident artist at The Substation.

PETE MATTILA is an award-winning contemporary artist blacksmith who has been practicing for over 14 years. He makes large scale, steel sculptures using the techniques of industrial blacksmithing combining a fine art education with extensive training in both ancient, and modern trade skills. The unique vocabulary of steel is at the centre of his arts practice. Ideas are translated through forged and fabricated forms. Mattila’s work explores visual dialogues specific to the dichotomous characteristics of steel; both the rigid and fluid, the structural and the organic. While Mattila’s practice is firmly rooted in process and medium, the work also explores social and cultural aspects of making, the role of trade lineage and traditional hand skills in a post-industrial and information-rich society.

ANDREW TRELOAR is an artist working between contemporary art, dance and fashion design through multiple practices and collaborations. These include recent projects with Henry Jock Walker, Jack Riley, Daniel Riley, Dancenorth, Jo Lloyd, Marrugeku, Lucy Guerin Inc., and Chunky Move. His design work has shown across many venues and festivals throughout Australia including the 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.

GABRIEL COMERFORD is an Australian-Malaysian artist with over 10 years professional experience. He is a founding member of MakeShift Dance Collective and is currently based in lutruwita/Tasmania working with Tasdance, Stompin and MakeShift in a range of differing capacities. He thrives off working across disciplines and is constantly seeking to challenge and extend himself.

JENNI LARGE has performed extensively across independent and company environments in regional, national and international settings. Notably, as a formative ensemble member and rehearsal director at Dancenorth (2015–2020) performing and touring a plethora of works by renowned choreographers. Jenni currently dances with Tasdance and rehearsal directs for ADC whilst continuing to develop her choreographic practice. Recently premiering her works All Expenses Paid co-choreographed with Jack Ziesing for Stompin/Mona Foma and Trio for Harp, Harpist & Dancer with Emily Sanzaro for Tasdance/Ten Days on the Island. Jenni’s choreographic inquiry is currently focused on the subject/object dynamic in relation to the female body.

AMBER McCARTNEY is a Melbourne-based dancer. She has performed for companies Chunky Move (Token Armies, Accumulation, Red Shift, and It Sounds Silly), Lucy Guerin Inc (Metal and Pendulum), Antony Hamilton Projects (Number of the Machine), Tasdance (Reactor and Collision), DanceNorth (OneInfinity), as well as choreographers Prue Lang (Accumulation, Project F, Yoni & Stellar Project), James Batchelor (Red Shift, Island, Deepspace, Multiplication, Violence, and Metasystems), Adam Wheeler, Jo Lloyd and Gideon Obarzanek. She has created two works for Transit Dance, Yellow Wheel, and Lucy Guerin Inc (Pieces For Small Spaces). In 2020 Amber was a recipient of Solitude1, Chunky Move’s home-based residency program.

KYALL SHANKS is a Naarm/Melbourne-based contemporary dance artist. His career so far has focused on a balance of performance, choreography and teaching work. He is passionate about using the skills from these three areas to increase the accessibility of dance through youth and community work. Since receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance from the Victorian College of the Arts he has danced for Tasdance, Antony Hamilton Projects, Chunky Move, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Opera Australia, The Delta Project and Liquidskin Dance Company. Kyall has engaged with community youth groups and schools as a teacher and choreographer, examples of this being the Arts Centre Melbourne/Matthew Bourne Lord Of The Flies project, the 2019 Dance Massive work Simulcast and Stephanie Lake’s 2020 mass community work/film Multiply.

MADELEINE KRENEK is a 2009 VCA alumna who has worked in Australia with companies Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin Inc. with Kyle Kremeskothen, Not Yet It’s Difficult – David Pledger, Opera Australia with Neil Armfield and Kate Champion, One Step At A Time Like This with Stephanie Lake, ROGUE Dance Collective and Supple Fox. She has also worked for independent Australian-based choreographers Jo Lloyd, Russell Dumas, Carlee Mellow, Shelley Lasica, Sara Black, Rebecca Jensen, Frankie Snowdon and Rain Francis. Internationally, Madeleine has worked for Chicago-based company Lucky Plush Productions under the direction of Julia Rhoads, Canadian choreographer Michael Monataro (Cirque du Soleil, Topological Media Lab), and New Zealand choreographers Julia Harvie, Julia McKerrow, Fleur de Thier and Megan Platt.

FRANKIE SNOWDON is the founder and Co-Director of GUTS Dance Central Australia, based in Mparntwe/Alice Springs on the unceded lands of the Arrernte people. Born and raised in her desert home, her work as a dance artist spans performance, choreography, teaching, community based projects, program creation and facilitation and sector advocacy. Frankie has worked extensively as a performer and choreographer throughout Australia and abroad, for both big companies and on independent projects and programs. Since launching GUTS alongside long time artistic partner Madeleine Krenek, she has created, presented and toured The Perception Experiment (2017), The Lost Dance Project (2018), DANCE (a short homage) (2020), as well as producing and performing in GUTS' first commissioned work Value For Money (2021), alongside teams of celebrated national collaborators. Frankie believes fiercely in bravery, risk, community and collaboration as tools for the development of great art and empowered societies.

DUANE MORRISON graduated from Melbourne University, majoring in Composition. Now working mainly in the field of electronic music production his skills in this area cover wide terrain. Active in the composition of scores for contemporary dance in Melbourne, he has collaborated closely with choreographer Jo Lloyd for over 15 years, receiving a Green Room Award (Music Composition and Sound Design for Dance) for his work on Lloyd and Nicola Gunn's Mermermer (Next Move 2016). He also received Green Room nominations for Overture (2019), Future Perfect (2011/ Dance Massive 2013) and Apparently That’s What Happened (2008 with David Franzke). For many years he worked alongside club music label Vicious Vinyl, remixing many established Australian artists, and has played a part in releases that have earned accolades including numerous Aria awards and a UK #1 single (Madison Avenue’s ‘Don’t Call Me Baby’). Remixes as half of Sneaker Fox (with DJ Lorne Padman) include Gotye's SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW.

CHRIS JACKSON holds a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts – Theatre, Master of Contemporary Arts – performance art/theatre, and Master of Fine Arts – performance/theatre-making/actor training. Chris is a multifaceted interdisciplinary performance maker and co-artistic director/founder of IO Performance based in Launceston, Tasmania. He works in various capacities across the performing arts sector including: Directing, Writing, Acting, Performance Art, Production, Design, and Music. Chris’ work has seen local, state, national and international stages.

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Collision

Thursday 15th September @ 12:00pm - 01:30pm

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Full $35.00
Concession $30.00

Collision

Thursday 15th September @ 07:30pm - 09:00pm

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Full $35.00
Concession $30.00

Collision

Friday 16th September @ 07:30pm - 09:00pm

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Full $35.00
Concession $30.00

Collision (durational)

Saturday 17th September @ 02:00pm - 06:00pm

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Full $15.00

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