The choreographer and curator in conversation about what it means to place choreography in a gallery space, considering how an audience might come and go as they please and what that does to the work, and their projects A Choreographic Exhibition and .the Four Commissions.
This talk was part of Crossing Borders 2011 and was presented in partnership with London Contemporary Dance School.
Siobhan Davies advocates for the wider recognition of dance as a significant and extraordinary art form. She created her first piece Relay in 1972 and has made over 40 works for Siobhan Davies Dance, and other companies including Artangel, The Royal Ballet and Rambert. Her work has won numerous awards including an Olivier and South Bank Show Award and much of it has been filmed for television.
Mathieu Copeland is a a curator, lecturer and publisher, who develops a curatorial praxis that seeks to subvert the traditional role of exhibitions and renew our perceptions of them.