Currently residing on the edge of the South Wales in the shadow of a transporter bridge, embarking on adventures with artists & writers.
WLTM people who want to: play, make minds swoon, ask questions, are hungry & want to effect change.
Falling in love with the geography of mountains.
WHAT I DO
I am consistently rummaging in other fields of thought & hunting for the alternative to translate, repackage & enhance existing models.
If you're curious about my choose-your-own-dance zine looks like charting the creative process of Choreocracy by Casson & Friends, click here.
WHAT I'VE DONE
Creator of the Hip Hop Dance Almanac a publication that presents primary accounts of people who are both active and an integral part of the broad diaspora of the Hip Hop dance community in the UK.
These interviews are presented to ensure original voices are documented and archived for current and future generations.
An insight into some of the encounters so far
Image by Tom Schumann of Empathy by Neon Dance
Image of Montrose Ropeworks (Wall Projects II) copyright RCAHMS
Image by Sean Goldthorpe of Murmur/Inked by Aakash Odedra Company
"All this intelligence is gold Ian" - Fleur Darkin, Scottish Dance Theatre, 2014
Image by Brian Hartley of Process Day by Scottish Dance Theatre.
Image by Peter Schiazza of The Art of Defining Me (film) by Seeta Patel, Kamala Devam & Maria Akesson
Image by Ludovic des Cognets of Shh...Bang! by Peut-Être Theatre
Image from Tokyo Story dir. Yasujirō Ozu
Image by Andy Day of STEAM by The Urban Playground Team.