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The Hands Project

Hands Project - Part 1

Year: 2008, 178 mins
Code: IG-HandPt1
ISBN: 978-1-921882-62-3

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A performance in which the audience moves from room to room. Presented in various versions with a cast of up to 17, aged between 7 and 70.

- Manipulations - hands 1999, (43:35 min) 1999, Conservatorium for the Arts, Lismore, NSW
- Department of Performance Studies (DPS),
University of Sydney. Work-in-progress showing with audience feedback, hands 2000a (29:48 min) April 2000, 
- Hands, City Hall, Lismore, NSW, 2000b (46:16 min) April 2000
- Hands DPS. Includes “Big Hands” trial, (53:00 min) January 2001
- “Tickle” sequence in Big Feet Little Feet Dance Festival, Byron Bay, NSW, (4:23 min) February 2002

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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