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Body In Question

Year: 2006, 65 mins
Code: IG-Body
ISBN: 978-1-921882-60-9

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A diary come to life, portraying the true story of an Australian dancer who – after paralysing an arm in a motorcycle accident – journeys through the worlds of medicine, rehabilitation and disability, in recovery of self-expression. He finds new angles on perceiving the body, and new ways to move. "Body image" and concepts of "normality" are questioned. It is moving and inspirational, poetic and humorous.
     - Preview (4 1⁄2 min)
     - Full Show (53 min) June, 2003, at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France
     - Interviews (13 min) TV appearances, interviews and ads
     - Reviews (36 seconds) Photos of press clippings

IGNEOUS is a Brisbane-based multimedia and performance company founded by Suzon Fuks, multimedia artist, director and photographer, and James Cunningham, choreographer and performer. They are also founding members of the international cyberformance group ActiveLayers. Together they create stage shows, performance-installations, video-dance works and online performances, presenting work in Australia, Europe (Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Poland), UK, and India. They facilitate workshops, master classes and labs on the integration of visual media and the performing arts, have been artists in residence at the University of Sydney, Brisbane Powerhouse, Dravidia Gallery and Shivashakti Kalarikshetram in Kochi, India (through Asialink), Dance4 Nottingham, and University of Brighton, and were awarded a fellowship at the Australian Choreographic Centre in Canberra.

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