We commissioned 12 presentations and 12 movement responses so for every word spoken there will be an equivalent in movement. Speakers included: Siobhan Davies (Siobhan Davies Dance UK), John Jasperse (USA), Fearghus O’Conchuir (IRE), Finola Cronin (IRE), Carol Brown (NZ/AUS), Susan Sentler (SG), Glenna Batson (IRE), Jodi Melnick (USA), Ursula Robb (NZ/IRE), Mark Lorimer (UK/BE), Jools Gilson (UK/IRE), Philip Connaughton (IRE), Alys Longley (NZ), Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira (CL), Paul White (AU/DEU), Theo Clinkard (UK), Sarah Cerneaux (FR) with keynote by Rebecca Hilton (AU/SWE), former dancer with Stephen Petronio, Michael Clark and Jennifer Monson, and currently a professor of choreography at Stockholm University of the Arts.
Movement responses from dance artists Kévin Coquelard, Luke Murphy, Lucia Kickham, Anne-Laure Dogot, Stephanie Dufresne, Ryan O’Neill, Jazmin Chiodi & Alex Iseli, and Charles Koroneho.
The Symposium is made possible through IntraSpaces, a creative partnership between Liz Roche Company and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick, and is presented this year by Dublin Dance Festival as part of their Digital Capsule.
Modes of Capture 2020 is curated by Dr Jenny Roche (Course Director of the MA in Contemporary Dance at the Irish World Academy, UL) and Liz Roche (Choreographer and Artistic Director Liz Roche Company).
The opportunity to listen to artists all over the world share ideas and to realise I’m part of a larger community.”