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, challenge institutional power, ask questions & effect change.
Falling in love with the geography of mountains.
WHAT I DO
I rummage in other fields of thought & hunt for the alternative to translate, repackage & enhance existing models.
#InsideChoreocracy is an Interactive Fiction work that charted the creative process of Choreocracy.
I wrote & produced Preppers: The Game - a work for Amazon Alexa that looks at prepping & survivalism.
WHAT I'VE DONE
Founder of the Hip Hop Dance Almanac; a 5 year archive project preserving UK Hip Hop dance voices.
Remixing Criticism is an interactive critique of Hip Hop, dance, institutional power and the erasure of women.
Film maker, DOP & location scout for 30+ short dance films for footSTEPS.
An insight into some of the encounters so far
Image by Ian Abbott of PuzzleCreature by Neon Dance
Embedded Criticism & Commissions from: H2Dance, Uchenna Dance, Mamoru Iriguchi, Marc Brew Company, Dickson Mbi, Casson and Friends, Iris de Brito, Cupola Bobber and Goat Island.
Image of Dickson Mbi by Ian Abbott
Director of DanceLive (2015), Pavilion Dance South West (Autumn 2012 - Spring 2015).
Image by Sean Goldthorpe of Murmur/Inked by Aakash Odedra Company
Recently performed in The Box of Delights by 2Faced Dance Company
"All this intelligence is gold." - 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.