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Igneous Overview

Year: 2008, 38 mins
Code: IG-Over

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The compilation gives an overview of the work of Igneous, using excerpts of their dance and multimedia productions. Documentation of some of the company’s workshops and training classes about the use of multimedia in performance is also included.

Mirage Preview (6 1⁄2 min) 2006
Body in Question Preview (4 1⁄2 min) 2003
Liquid Skin Preview (4 1⁄2 min) 2006
MovideoLab (8 min) documenting a 7 week-end workshop for professionals
at Brisbane Powerhouse 2003
Training: Kalaripayattu training and classes in India, Brisbane and Lismore
Igneous Overview (excerpts of shows)

Body in Question – 1999
Cheating Death (video) – 2000
The Hands Project – 2001
Thanatonauts – Navigators of Death (live performance) – 2001
Fragmentation – 2002
Networked Performance Research – 2003
Thanatonauts – Navigators of Death (video) – 2004
Playshops (excerpts of workshops) MovideoLab for Professionals – 2004
Use of Multimedia in Performance, Ausdance Teacher in-service – 2002
Use of Multimedia in Performance, Griffith University – 2002
Multimedia Performance, Currumbin High School – 2002
Mixed Abilities Playshop, Victoria – 1999

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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